Womens Prize for Fiction

Help Champion The Voices Of Women By Supporting The Women's Prize For Fiction

Joanna Prior | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Joanna Prior

Never has it been more important to celebrate the contribution woman make to our rich and diverse culture, and although fiction's primary purpose might be to entertain us, we also know it teaches us empathy and opens up worlds and peoples we might never encounter or understand any other way. And that has never felt more important.

Laline Paull, Author Of 'The Bees', On Confidence Issues Facing Female Writers

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Just two years after first stepping foot into her newly-built writing shed, Laline Paull published her debut novel. Now, one year on, ‘The Bees’ h...

#ThisBook Campaign Highlights the Enjoyment and Experience You Can Get With Reading

Edith Bowman | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Edith Bowman

In the same way that music can fuel emotions and transport you to a time or place, stories do that exact same thing for me. You can see your situation in the lyrics of songs and the same with characters in books; you can make a connection with them.

It's Brilliant But Is It Broad? The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist 2014

Hannah Beckerman | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Beckerman

The 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction longlist is, as Denise Mina promised, brilliant. And in one sense - the range of subject-matter and tone among the titles - it is also broad.

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...

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 ...

Cherie Blair: What The Women's Prize For Fiction Means To Me

Cherie Blair | Posted 14.12.2012 | Home
Cherie Blair

I was an early reader and by the age of 10 I had read every book in my local children's lending library in Liverpool, and was given a special dispensation by the head librarian to gain entry to the adult library. That love of books has stayed with me and sustained me right to the present day.

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 ...