The former winner Eimear McBride, Rachel Cusk and Deborah Levy are all in the running for the £10,000 prize.
New fiction from the author of the Man Booker-shortlisted novel The Fishermen.
Johnson's new collection of stories mixes the occult and banal to place young women at the centre of the picture.
The Hidden Histories podcast.
Series One: The Great Forgetting: Women Writers Before Austen.
Best friends and the Brontës.
A new short story by Ian Rankin.
The award-winning writer's winter reflection.
Sarah Churchwell discusses the fiction that became an agent in American racism.
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