The longlist for the 2011 Orange Prize will be announced on the 16th March.
The prize is awarded to the woman who, in the opinion of the judges, has written the best, eligible full-length novel in English.
As today is International Women’s Day I thought it was the perfect time to predict which books might make it onto the list this year.
Here are the 20 novels that I think will be selected next week:
Which books do you think will make it onto the Orange longlist?
Have I missed any obvious contenders?