Looking for a good read? This year’s longlist for the Women’s Prize for fiction features stellar black female authors.

1. Yvonne Battle-Felton for “Remembered” 2. Oyinkan Braithwaite for her debut novel “My Sister, the Serial Killer” 3. Diana Evans with her novel “Ordinary People” 4. Tayari Jones for “An American Marriage” 5. Bernice L. McFadden for “Praise Song for the Butterflies”

Add these talented black women to your reading list.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist will be revealed on 29 April with the final winner announced on 5 June.