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Novelist A.M Homes Wins The Women's Prize For Fiction 2013

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

The winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 is A.M Homes for her novel May We Be Forgiven. The author collected her 'Bessie’ award statue an...

For Women Readers Only

B.J. Epstein | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
B.J. Epstein

In an ideal world, men and women would be judged by the same standards and would have equal access to prize, as well as to having their work published, exhibited, performed, etc., and to receiving grants, and so forth. Unfortunately, Polly Courtney seems to have forgotten that we don't live in an ideal world.

Women's Prize For Fiction: Watch Live Stream Of Awards Here

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The live stream of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 awards is now over. A.M Homes won the Prize with her novel May We Be Forgiven. Watch the ful...

Baileys Women's Fiction Prize: Another Landmark in Literary Sexism

Polly Courtney | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Polly Courtney

Fiction is one of the few walks of life where gender doesn't matter. In the real world, we are judged on our looks, our voice, our stance. In board rooms we struggle to make ourselves heard. On construction sites we are ogled. Books are genderless products that can be enjoyed by men and women regardless of what chromosomes the author happens to have.

Matthew Tucker

INTERVIEW: Kate Mosse On Co-Founding The Women's Prize For Fiction

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's been a busy year for Kate Mosse, chair of the Women's Prize for Fiction, one of the biggest literature prizes in the world. Not only has the i...

Baileys Replaces Orange As Women's Prize For Fiction Sponsor

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced a new partnership with Baileys, the cream liqueur beverage. From 2014, the competition will be known as ...

Women's Prize For Fiction 2013: Watch Live Stream Of Awards On HuffPost UK

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The live stream of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 awards is now over. The winner of the Women's Prize was A.M Homes with her novel May We Be Fo...

Hilary Mantel Nominated For Third Major Book Prize In One Year

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Novelist Hilary Mantel could become the first person to win all three major book prizes after Bring Up The Bodies was nominated for the Woman's Prize ...

Cherie Blair Helps Keep Women's Prize For Fiction Alive

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home

Cherie Blair has stepped in to help fund the Women's Prize for Fiction - previously the Orange Prize - while it looks for new sponsors. Organisers ...

Sam Parker

Madeline Miller Wins The Orange Prize 2012 With Debut Novel

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 17.12.2012 | Home

Madeline Miller has won The Orange Prize for Fiction 2012 with The Song of Achilles, her debut novel. The American claimed the award - along with ...

Looking Back On 16 Years Of The Orange Prize For Fiction

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 30.05.2012 | Home

Tonight the last winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction will take away a £30,000 prize and a place in the history books, as the organisers look for a...

Female Writers Who Had To Hide Their Gender

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home

The Orange Prize shortlist has been announced - the only annual book prize in the UK that focuses solely on rewarding female authors. Some might fe...

One Brit Makes 2012 Orange Prize Shortlist

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home

The Orange Prize has announced its 2012 shortlist. This year sees one British author make the cut, Georgina Harding for her novel Painter of Silen...

Short Fiction: Short, Not Always Sweet, But Perfectly Formed

Will White | Posted 30.05.2012 | Home
Will White

Other than a fairly crucial commitment to brevity, what is it that makes a short story a short story? As the 2012 edition of the world's richest prize for the form comes to a conclusion, I spoke with this year's shortlist to get their own insights into the art and craft of writing short fiction.

Emma Henderson's Desert Island Books

Marissa Chen | Posted 14.03.2012 | Home
Marissa Chen

A former teacher and one-time ski lodge manager, Emma Henderson graduated with a distinction from Birkbeck's MA Creative Writing course in 2006. Her luminous debut, Grace Williams Says It Loud (Sceptre, 2010), was shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize and the Orange Prize. A second novel is in the works.

Sam Parker

2011's Award-Winning Books

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home

A 'prize winner' sticker is a powerful thing in the book world, which is why literary awards - particularly the big ones - are important for far more ...