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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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Announcing the 2017 longlist…


On International Women’s Day, we’re delighted to reveal the sixteen brilliant books which make up this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist, chosen by our fantastic 2017…

Tue 7 March, 2017

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Behind the scenes at the longlist judging meeting


The 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist has now been revealed, check out the sixteen brilliant longlisted books here. Chaired by CEO of House Productions Tessa Ross,…

Tue 7 March, 2017

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Win the 2017 longlist, plus a bottle of Baileys


The hotly anticipated Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 longlist has now been revealed and we’re giving you a chance to win all 16 brilliant books, plus a bottle…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Linda Grant


The brilliant 2000 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Linda Grant has been longlisted for this year’s Prize for The Dark Circle. Read on to learn about Linda’s…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Heather O’Neill


Brilliant author Heather O’Neill has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Lonely Hearts Hotel. Read on to learn about why Heather loves a…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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Our judges pick their dream book club guests


The wonderful 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judges have revealed their dream book club guests. From singers to authors, they’ve picked some incredible guests and we’re giving…

Sun 5 March, 2017

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A note from Kate Mosse…


Dear Friends After four highly successful years with Baileys – one year more than they originally signed up for – a need for marketing activities that work across…

Mon 30 January, 2017

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Read Kate Mosse’s piece for The Pool


[This piece was commissioned by The Pool and written by our co-founder Kate Mosse] Women’s Prize for Fiction founder Kate Mosse has been standing up for women writers…

Sun 29 January, 2017

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Get to know our 2017 judges!


As it’s now 2017 and this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is on the horizon, we thought it was about time you got to know our brilliant…

Sat 28 January, 2017

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Bookshelfie: Anne Morrison


BAFTA Deputy Chair, Anne Morrison is the latest inspiring woman to take us through her bookshelf, read on to find out which titles Anne particularly loves and why….

Fri 27 January, 2017

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Turn over a new leaf: six books by women


2017 is well and truly here, and, if you’re anything like us, that means New Year’s reading resolutions and a pile of brand new books. To give you…

Mon 9 January, 2017

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