SHORTLIST BOOKCLUB SPECIAL: Transcendent Kingdom and Unsettled Ground

SHORTLIST BOOKCLUB SPECIAL: Transcendent Kingdom and Unsettled Ground

By Women's Prize for Fiction/ Bird Lime Media

Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast

Wednesday, 2 June

Candice Brathwaite, Michelle Elman and Caleb Azumah Nelson join Yomi to compare and contrast two books from this year's Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist, Yaa Gyasi’s Transcendent Kingdom and Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller.


Michelle Elman is an author, speaker and life coach who’s the force behind the Scarred not Scared campaign, Candice Brathwaite is the author of The Joy of Being Selfish; a journalist, TV presenter and founder of Make Motherhood Diverse and Caleb Azumah Nelson is a writer and photographer whose recent debut Open Water is both a beautiful love story and a meditation on race and masculinity.


Listen as they delve into two of the incredible books from the 2021 Women’s Prize shortlist - in our very own book club where you can learn more about the six titles selected for this year’s prize.


Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over 25 years, and this series will offer unique access to the shortlisted authors and the 2021 Prize winner. 



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