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Thursday, March 18, 2010

The Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 longlist

The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UK's only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, has announced the 2010 longlist. Celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year, the Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women's writing throughout the world. The shortlist will be published June 8, 2010:

* Rosie Alison: The Very Thought of You - Alma Books
* Eleanor Catton: The Rehearsal - Granta
* Clare Clark: Savage Lands - Harvill Secker
* Amanda Craig: Hearts and Minds - Little, Brown
* Roopa Farooki: The Way Things Look to Me - Pan Books
* Rebecca Gowers: The Twisted Heart - Canongate
* M.J. Hyland: This is How - Canongate
* Sadie Jones: Small Wars - Chatto & Windus
* Barbara Kingsolver: The Lacuna - Faber and Faber
* Laila Lalami: Secret Son - Viking
* Andrea Levy: The Long Song - Headline Review
* Attica Locke: Black Water Rising - Serpent's Tail
* Maria McCann: The Wilding - Faber and Faber
* Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall - Fourth Estate
* Nadifa Mohamed: Black Mamba Boy - HarperCollins
* Lorrie Moore: A Gate at the Stairs - Faber and Faber
* Monique Roffey: The White Woman on the Green Bicycle - Simon and Schuster
* Amy Sackville: The Still Point - Portobello Books
* Kathryn Stockett: The Help - Fig Tree
* Sarah Waters: The Little Stranger - Virago

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