Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is your 'Winner of Winners'

Tickets now on sale to our LIVE event with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Don't miss our virtual event with Maggie O'Farrell

Get your novel started with Women's Prize winner Maggie O'Farrell

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Calling all budding writers! Discoveries is now open

Entries now open for our writers' development programme

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Meet our 2021 Judges

Announcing our phenomenal 2021 judging panel

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is your 'Winner of Winners'

Tickets now on sale to our LIVE event with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Read more

Don't miss our virtual event with Maggie O'Farrell

Get your novel started with Women's Prize winner Maggie O'Farrell

Read more

Calling all budding writers! Discoveries is now open

Entries now open for our writers' development programme

Read more

Meet our 2021 Judges

Announcing our phenomenal 2021 judging panel

Read more

The Prize

Follow this year's judges on their reading journey, find out key dates and discover the books in the running to be the winner.

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For Writers

From writing tips to workshops, whether you're a committed writer or just starting out, we have resources galore to support you on your writing journey.

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For Readers

Looking for some fantastic fiction by women? We've got reader recommendations, author features and competitions to shake up your bookshelves.

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And vote for your favourite winner.

Take up our 2020 #ReadingWomen Challenge

2020 is the Prize's 25th anniversary and to celebrate we're challenging you to a year of reading women. Join in and read along as we make our way through the 24 previous winners of the Prize.

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The Women’s Prize for Fiction

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award celebrating & honouring fiction written by women.

Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate originality, accessibility & excellence in writing by women and to connect world-class writers with readers everywhere.

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Key Dates

10
March

Longlist Announced

28
April

Shortlist Announced

16
June

Winner Announced

The Women's Prize Podcast

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Longlist announced - 10th March

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Vote for your favourite #WomensPrize winner

Cast your vote for your favourite #ReadingWomen book and decide who will be our Winner of Winners in our 25th year.

Favourite book Ended

  • A Spell of Winter
    7% 413 / 5.7k
  • Fugitive Pieces
    2% 160 / 5.7k
  • Larry's Party
    1% 98 / 5.7k
  • A Crime in the Neighborhood
    1% 72 / 5.7k
  • When I Lived in Modern Times
    1% 64 / 5.7k
  • The Idea of Perfection
    1% 58 / 5.7k
  • Bel Canto
    5% 294 / 5.7k
  • Property
    0% 34 / 5.7k
  • Small Island
    12% 735 / 5.7k
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
    9% 544 / 5.7k
  • On Beauty
    5% 328 / 5.7k
  • Half of a Yellow Sun
    26% 1.5k / 5.7k
  • The Road Home
    2% 147 / 5.7k
  • Home
    3% 178 / 5.7k
  • The Lacuna
    3% 200 / 5.7k
  • The Tiger's Wife
    2% 128 / 5.7k
  • The Song of Achilles
    17% 1k / 5.7k
  • May We Be Forgiven
    1% 98 / 5.7k
  • A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing
    3% 203 / 5.7k
  • How to be Both
    6% 347 / 5.7k
  • The Glorious Heresies
    2% 117 / 5.7k
  • The Power
    7% 413 / 5.7k
  • Home Fire
    7% 440 / 5.7k
  • An American Marriage
    8% 505 / 5.7k
  • Hamnet
    6% 347 / 5.7k
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