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Esi Edugyan makes Orange Prize shortlist

Esi Edugyan has made the Orange Prize for Fiction shortlist. The award celebrates “excellence, originality, and accessibility in women’s writing.”

Edugyan’s novel Half-Blood Blues (Thomas Allen Publishers) will compete against Anne Enright’s The Forgotten Waltz, Georgina Harding’s Painter of Silence, Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles, Cynthia Ozick’s Foreign Bodies, and Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder for the £30,000 prize, to be presented on May 30.

Half-Blood Blues, which won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize, is also shortlisted for the B.C. Book Prize, which will be announced on April 19, and the U.K.’s Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction, which will be awarded on June 16.

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