Reading Women Award

Established in 2016, the Reading Women Award recognizes outstanding books written by or about women. Awarded annually, the prize is given to one fiction and one nonfiction work that embodies the mission of Reading Women.
If you would like a Reading Women Award seal for your book, you can get one in our store. You can find all of the titles shortlisted for the award here.


Nonfiction:
Educated by Tara Westover

Fiction:
All the Names They Used for God by Anjali Sachdeva


Nonfiction:
Hunger: A Story of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Fiction:
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Fiction:
Shelter by Jung Yun

Nonfiction:
All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister