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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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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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Literary listen: Lisa McInerney


As it’s Christmas, we’ve got a very special literary listen for you… Sit back, grab yourself a a drink (why not a Baileys? It is Christmas after all!),…

Sun 25 December, 2016

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My bookshelfie: Georgia LA


DJ, presenter, writer and producer Georgia LA is the latest inspiring woman to take us through her bookshelf, read on to find out which titles the Beats1 DJ…

Fri 18 November, 2016

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Literary Listen: Rachel Elliott


Busy week? Sit back, relax and take ten minutes out for a little bit of literary escapism… Make yourself a drink (why not a Baileys?), pop in your…

Fri 21 October, 2016

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Announcing our 2017 judging panel


We’re delighted to reveal the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judging panel. Chaired by CEO of House Productions Tessa Ross, the 2017 panel includes a fantastic array…

Thu 20 October, 2016

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Daring Greatly


At the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction awards ceremony last week, just before we announced this year’s winner, Syl Saller, Diageo Chief Marketing Officer took to the…

Wed 15 June, 2016

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Marian Keyes’ top tips for new writers


For the sixth year running, we’ve teamed up with Grazia to launch the 2016 Grazia and Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction First Chapter competition, with the aim of finding a…

Sat 4 June, 2016

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Inspiring women on the books that made them


Last night, the Baileys Prize Book Bar at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road played host to an exceptional panel of inspiring women, chaired by novelist and Baileys Prize co-founder Kate Mosse…

Fri 20 May, 2016

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Three questions: Kate Mosse


Every night, in the luxurious surroundings of the Baileys Prize Book Bar, we’ll be asking three bookish questions of our notable guests. Last night, we caught up with Baileys…

Wed 18 May, 2016

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