Women’s Prize For Fiction 2021

This year, Chair of Judges, Bernardine Evaristo, is joined by Elizabeth Day, podcaster, author and journalist; Vick Hope, TV and Radio presenter, journalist and writer; Nesrine MalikGuardian columnist and writer; and Sarah-Jane Mee, Sky news presenter and broadcaster. Explore the books they’ve chosen below.

Our 2021 winner will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in London on Wednesday 8 September.

2021 Shortlist

2021 Longlist

2021 Judges

What are the 2021 Women’s Prize judges looking for in a winning book?

Key dates

Longlist
announced

Shortlist
announced

Winner
announced

The Women's Prize Podcast


Tune into Yomi Adegoke and a host of inspiring guests on our weekly podcast full of book recommendations