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16 International women authors compete...sadly no Canadians

It's #InternationalWomensDay and what better time to reveal the 2018 #WomensPrize longlist. It constitutes some of the best of the best writers on the planet. From Arundhati Roy to Jessie Greengrass, there's a lot of food for thought amongst the books who made it. Congrats to the authors. 

The winner will be announced on June 6, 2018.
Here is the complete 2018 longlist:
  • H(A)PPY by Nicola Barker 
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
  • The Idiot by Elif Batuman
  • Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon
  • Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig
  • Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Sight by Jessie Greengrass
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy
  • Elmet by Fiona Mozley
  • See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
  • A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert
  • Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  • The Trick to Time by Kit de Waal
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward