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Women’s Prize for Fiction Names 2019 Longlist

Previously known as the Bailey’s Prize for Fiction (2013-2016) and the Orange Prize for Fiction (1996-2012), the  announced its 2019 shortlist today. The award, created in the wake of a 1991, celebrates “excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.” The longlist, which includes seven debut novels, is as follows (with bonus links when possible): by (also nominated for the and featured in our ) by (mentioned in Marta Bausell’s 2018 and interviewed by ) by (mentioned in not , or even , but Year in Reading posts; Emezi was also a this year) by  by () by  by (praised in Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s ) by (reviewed and )by (in two 2018 in posts)

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