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Celebrating 25 years of #ReadingWomen

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Calling all budding writers! Discoveries launches for 2020

Our brand new talent development programme for aspiring female writers

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Discover the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist

Announcing our six brilliant shortlisted books...

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Become part of the Women's Prize story

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Be the first to get your copy of our Inspiration Journal

Celebrating 25 years of #ReadingWomen

Read more

Calling all budding writers! Discoveries launches for 2020

Our brand new talent development programme for aspiring female writers

Read more

Discover the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist

Announcing our six brilliant shortlisted books...

Read more

Cast your vote for your favourite Women's Prize winner

Join in with our #ReadingWomen campaign

Read more

Support Us

Become part of the Women's Prize story

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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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The 2020 Shortlist

The Women's Prize Podcast

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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.

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  • A Spell of Winter
    5% 159 / 3k
  • Fugitive Pieces
    1% 53 / 3k
  • Larry's Party
    1% 40 / 3k
  • A Crime in the Neighborhood
    0% 23 / 3k
  • When I Lived in Modern Times
    0% 26 / 3k
  • The Idea of Perfection
    0% 16 / 3k
  • Bel Canto
    3% 116 / 3k
  • Property
    0% 14 / 3k
  • Small Island
    8% 269 / 3k
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
    7% 222 / 3k
  • On Beauty
    3% 107 / 3k
  • Half of a Yellow Sun
    19% 612 / 3k
  • The Road Home
    2% 63 / 3k
  • Home
    2% 80 / 3k
  • The Lacuna
    2% 81 / 3k
  • The Tiger's Wife
    1% 42 / 3k
  • The Song of Achilles
    12% 370 / 3k
  • May We Be Forgiven
    1% 37 / 3k
  • A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing
    2% 78 / 3k
  • How to be Both
    4% 126 / 3k
  • The Glorious Heresies
    2% 69 / 3k
  • The Power
    5% 157 / 3k
  • Home Fire
    5% 181 / 3k
  • An American Marriage
    5% 182 / 3k
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