The Women's Prize for Fiction podcast is back

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we’re delighted to be launching the first of 25 new episodes of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast, in partnership with Baileys.

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Meet the 2020 Women's Prize judges

We're delighted to announce the judging panel for the 25th year of the Women's Prize for Fiction.

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Helen Taylor: Why do women read novels?

To us, and many of you, reading fiction is like breathing – something we would struggle to live without. But why is it that novels are so vital to women today?

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The Women's Prize for Fiction podcast is back

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we’re delighted to be launching the first of 25 new episodes of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast, in partnership with Baileys.

Read more

Meet the 2020 Women's Prize judges

We're delighted to announce the judging panel for the 25th year of the Women's Prize for Fiction.

Read more

Helen Taylor: Why do women read novels?

To us, and many of you, reading fiction is like breathing – something we would struggle to live without. But why is it that novels are so vital to women today?

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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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 women’s fiction.

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 Prize Podcasts

Tune into Dolly Alderton, Scarlett Curtis and more on our new podcast

Longlist announced - 03 Mar

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