Shortlist 2021: The Authors

Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast

By Women's Prize for Fiction/ Bird Lime Media

Shortlist 2021: The Authors

Thursday, 24 June

Yomi speaks to the six incredible authors who have been shortlisted for the 2021 Prize - Brit Bennett, Patricia Lockwood, Claire Fuller, Cherie Jones, Susanna Clarke and Yaa Gyasi.

The winner of this year’s prize will be announced on September 8th. 


The 2021 shortlist: 

** The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

** Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller

** No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

** How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones 

** Piranesi by Susanna Clarke 

** Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi


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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