ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING longlisted for Prix Médicis Award

Friday 12th September 2014


Evie Wyld’s ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING has added yet another accolade with a place in the longlist of the Prix Médicis Award for non-French language fiction, alongside the likes of Margaret Atwood and James Salter. Previous winners include Philip Roth and Michael Ondaatje. The longlist was announced by Anne F. Garreta, president of the jury, on September 12.

It has been an extraordinary summer for Evie, as this longlisting is added to the Miles Franklin Award, Encore Prize, Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Award and shortlist for West Australian Premier’s Book Award. The novel was also shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize.

The shortlist for the Prix Médicis Award will be announced 9 October, and the winner on 4 November.