Congratulations to all writers who have been longlisted for this year’s Orange Prize for Fiction:

Island of Wings by Karin Altenberg (Quercus) – Swedish; 1st Novel

On the Floor by Aifric Campbell (Serpent’s Tail) – Irish; 3rd Novel

The Grief of Others by Leah Hager Cohen (The Clerkenwell Press) – American; 4th Novel

The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue (Picador) – Irish; 7th Novel

Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan (Serpent’s Tail) – Canadian; 2nd Novel

The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright (JonathanCape) – Irish; 5th Novel

The Flying Man by Roopa Farooki (Headline Review) – British; 5th Novel

Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon (Quercus) – American; 4th Novel

Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding (Bloomsbury) – British; 3rd Novel

Gillespie and I by Jane Harris (Faber & Faber) – British; 2nd Novel

The Translation of the Bones by Francesca Kay (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) – British; 2nd Novel

The Blue Book by A.L. Kennedy (JonathanCape) – British; 6th Novel

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Harvill Secker) – American; 1st Novel

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Bloomsbury) – American; 1st Novel

Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick (Atlantic Books) – American; 7th Novel

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett (Bloomsbury) – American; 6th Novel

There but for the by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton) – British; 5th Novel

The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard (Alma Books) – British; 2nd Novel

Tides of War by Stella Tillyard (Chatto & Windus) – British; 1st Novel

The Submission by Amy Waldman (William Heinemann) – American; 1st Novel