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Revealing the 2017 Shortlist...

We're absolutely thrilled to reveal the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist. This year's six shortlisted books include one previous winner of the ...

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In the Writer's Studio: Naomi Alderman

Each week until the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner’s announcement on June 7th, we’ll be giving you an insight into the ...

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Meet our Shadow Reading Groups 2017!

Meet this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shadow reading groups. These twelve brilliant book clubs will be shadowing the 2017 judges ...

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Baileys Prize judges on their favourite books

At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction ...

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Revealing the 2017 Shortlist...

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In the Writer's Studio: Naomi Alderman

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Meet our Shadow Reading Groups 2017!

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Baileys Prize judges on their favourite books

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The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction


The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman.

Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.

The Shortlist


Discover the brilliant books of the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist

The Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction


The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman.

Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.

The Reading Room


Explore author interviews, guest posts from brilliant women and more on our blog

The Baileys Prize Book Bar is back


Following the sell-out success of the 2016 Pop-Up, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Book Bar is returning to Waterstones, Tottenham Court Road in April for five days…

Tue 7 March, 2017

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Revealing the 2017 Shortlist…


We’re absolutely thrilled to reveal the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist. This year’s six shortlisted books include one previous winner of the Prize and one debut novelist. “It…

Fri 19 May, 2017

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In the Writer’s Studio: Naomi Alderman


Each week until the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner’s announcement on June 7th, we’ll be giving you an insight into the workspaces of our brilliant 2017 shortlisted…

Fri 19 May, 2017

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Meet our Shadow Reading Groups 2017!


Meet this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shadow reading groups. These twelve brilliant book clubs will be shadowing the 2017 judges and reading the six shortlisted books….

Fri 19 May, 2017

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Baileys Prize judges on their favourite books


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judges past and present, including 2017…

Tue 16 May, 2017

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Chapter One: The Power


‘Compelling from the very first page, The Power really will make you question everything you think.’ – Sam Baker, 2017 Baileys Prize Over the coming weeks leading up…

Sun 14 May, 2017

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In the Writer’s Studio: Madeleine Thien


Each week until the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner’s announcement on June 7th, we’ll be giving you an insight into the workspaces of our brilliant 2017 shortlisted…

Fri 12 May, 2017

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Chapter One: Do Not Say We Have Nothing


‘This book is amazing. It’s about revolution, music and how people behave in very difficult situations’ – Sara Pascoe Over the coming weeks leading up to the announcement of…

Fri 12 May, 2017

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Meet our Library Ambassadors!


We’re delighted to present our 2017 Library Ambassadors. These three librarians will be shadowing this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction by reading the six shortlisted titles and will also be…

Wed 10 May, 2017

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Win a £1000 Whistles makeover + tickets to the Baileys Prize awards party


Win yourself the ultimate prize for the style-conscious booklover. A £1000 Whistles makeover, £500 each for you and a friend, money-can’t-buy tickets to the Baileys Women’s Prize for…

Wed 3 May, 2017

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The 8 Best Crime Books from the Thriller Queens


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of internationally bestselling writers to talk about what makes a great thriller. The…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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In the Writer’s Studio: Ayobami Adebayo


Each week until the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner’s announcement on June 7th, we’ll be giving you an insight into the workspaces of our brilliant 2017 shortlisted…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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Stay With Me: Chapter One


‘I love this book… A vital, fresh moving debut.’ – Tessa Ross, 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Chair of Judges Over the coming weeks leading up to…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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