10% off all books and free delivery over £40
Buy from our bookstore and 25% of the cover price will be given to a school of your choice to buy more books.

Women's Prize for Fiction 2022

One of the most respected, celebrated and successful literary awards in the world the Women's Prize for Fiction highlights and celebrates the very best writing by women for everyone.

Jump to:
Women’s Prize For Fiction 2022

Winner

An inventive, bold, humane novel that tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy who, after the tragic death of his father, starts to hear the voices of objects speaking to him.

View Book Page

Women's Prize for Fiction 2022: Women’s Prize For Fiction 2022

Shortlisted Books

The Bread the Devil Knead

Lisa Allen-Agostini

Paperback

In Stock

£8.09 £8.99

The Sentence

Louise Erdrich

Hardback

In Stock

£18.00 £20.00

Great Circle

Maggie Shipstead

Paperback

Not Available

Sorrow and Bliss

Meg Mason

Paperback

In Stock

£8.09 £8.99

The Book of Form and Emptiness

Ruth Ozeki

Paperback

In Stock

£8.99 £9.99

Longlisted Books

The Bread the Devil Knead

Lisa Allen-Agostini

Paperback

In Stock

£8.09 £8.99

The Sentence

Louise Erdrich

Hardback

In Stock

£18.00 £20.00

Great Circle

Maggie Shipstead

Paperback

Not Available

Sorrow and Bliss

Meg Mason

Paperback

In Stock

£8.09 £8.99

The Book of Form and Emptiness

Ruth Ozeki

Paperback

In Stock

£8.99 £9.99

One of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, the Women’s Prize for Fiction was known as the Orange Prize for Fiction between 1996 and 2012 and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction between 2014 and 2017. It celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.

The winner receives a cheque for £30,000, anonymously endowed, and a limited edition bronze statuette known as the ‘Bessie’, created and donated by the artist Grizel Niven.

Key dates for 2021:

Longlist Announced: 8th March

Shortlist Announced: 27th April 

Winner Announced: 15th June

Find everything you need to know about the Prize on the Women's Prize for Fiction website: https://www.womensprizeforfiction.co.uk, from how the judges are selected to how the winning novel is chosen.

About Women's Prize for Fiction

One of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, the Women’s Prize for Fiction was known as the Orange Prize for Fiction between 1996 and 2012 and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction between 2014 and 2017. It celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.

The winner receives a cheque for £30,000, anonymously endowed, and a limited edition bronze statuette known as the ‘Bessie’, created and donated by the artist Grizel Niven.

Key dates for 2021:

Longlist Announced: 10th March 6PM

Shortlist Announced: 28th April 

Winner Announced: 8th September

Find everything you need to know about the Prize on the Women's Prize for Fiction website: https://www.womensprizeforfiction.co.uk, from how the judges are selected to how the winning novel is chosen.

We’re thrilled to be a part of the Women's Prize announcements and we have an opportunity to win the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlist on our competition page.

Women's Prize for Fiction Archive

Click on a year below to view past years from this award.