The Orange Prize for Fiction, awarded annually for outstanding writing by a female author, has announced its 2011 nominees. The longlist includes Jennifer Egan and Nicole Krauss--and also M&Q favorite Tea Obreht. Tea recently visited Minneapolis to read from her debut novel The Tiger's Wife. Video of her reading is here.
The winnner of the 2011 Orange Prize will be announced on April 12. Details are here.--David E