2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner Announcement

On Wednesday 3rd June 2015 in The Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, central London, Ali Smith was announced winner of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 for her sixth novel, How to Be Both.

The ceremony was hosted by DJ Lauren Laverne who was joined on stage by novelist and co-Founder of the Prize, Kate Mosse, and Chief Marketing Officer of Diageo, Syl Saller.

Kate Mosse spoke about the incredible year 2015 has been for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, while Syl Saller discussed why female role models still matter.

You can watch the presentation ceremony in full or read the speeches below.

Kate Mosse’s speech

Syl Saller’s speech