The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction which began in 1996 is awarded annually and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing throughout the world. This year’s longlist was announced on March 8th and the Shortlist is to be announced on April 11th
These are the books that are on the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016 Longlist.
And those are your 20 contenders, keep your eyes open for the shortlist on April 11th and the winner who will be announced on June 8th.
The winner receives a cheque for £30,000 and a limited edition bronze known as a ‘Bessie’, created by the artist Grizel Niven.