We are delighted to announce the 2017 Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize Longlist:

  • The Glove Maker of Spitalfields by Louise Beere
  • Philadelphia Weeks by Bibi Berki
  • Birdwatching the Erinyes by Lyn Dickens
  • Reformation by Patricia Emerson
  • The Thirty Seven by Louise Hare
  • Who Killed Mrs Ramsay? by Maggie Humm
  • The Cello Hospital by Francesca King
  • Brantwood by Victoria MacKenzie
  • Where the Edge Is by Gráinne Murphy
  • The Wild English by Kate Oriol
  • Misper by Lucy Penman
  • On The Edge by Leslie Sanderson
  • Harriet's Room by Laura Shepperson
  • The Mistake by Victoria Stewart
  • Resurrection, Port Glasgow by Sarah Ward

A subsequent shortlist will be agreed by our judging panel and announced on 28 April 2017.