The highly anticipated longlist for the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has been revealed and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Baileys to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a complete set of the twenty longlisted books along with a bottle of Baileys Original Irish Cream. Reading is one of life’s great pleasures – made even more pleasurable with a Baileys – and to toast this year’s longlist, the winner will also receive recipes for delicious Baileys cocktails including the Flat White martini, and a set of beautiful limited-edition Baileys glassware.
Now in its twenty first year, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women in English from throughout the world. Baileys is proud to be in partnership for a third year with the Women’s Prize for Fiction to celebrate the best female storytellers and share the pleasure of their writing with ever-wider audiences.
Settle into this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist with a delicious glass of Baileys.
Kate Atkinson - A God in Ruins
Shirley Barrett - Rush Oh!
Cynthia Bond - Ruby
Geraldine Brooks - The Secret Chord
Becky Chambers - The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Jackie Copleton - A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding
Rachel Elliott - Whispers Through a Megaphone
Anne Enright - The Green Road
Petina Gappah - The Book of Memory
Vesna Goldsworthy - Gorsky
Clio Gray - The Anatomist’s Dream
Melissa Harrison - At Hawthorn Time
Attica Locke - Pleasantville
Lisa McInerney - The Glorious Heresies
Elizabeth McKenzie - The Portable Veblen
Sara NoviÄ‡- Girl at War
Julia Rochester - The House at the Edge of the World
Hannah Rothschild - The Improbability of Love
Elizabeth Strout - My Name is Lucy Barton
Hanya Yanagihara - A Little Life
For more information on the longlisted novels and authors, and for all the latest news from the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, subscribe for updates at womensprizeforfiction.co.uk and follow @BaileysPrize on Twitter and Instagram, using #BaileysPrize.