An American Marriage by Tayari Jones has been shortlisted for the prestigious Women's Prize for Fiction.

The six-strong shortlist was announced this morning (29th April) and the winner will be announced on the 5th June. 

The shortlist is as follows:

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Milkman by Anna Burns

Ordinary People by Diana Evans

Circe by Madeline Miller

For more information about the Women's Prize shortlist, please click here.

Women's Prize shortlist