Women’s Prize Live: 2021 Virtual Shortlist Festival

Event details

Monday 14th Jun 2021


The Women’s Prize Trust was delighted to present the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction fully digital shortlist events.

Shortlist readings and exclusive author interviews, with readings from actors Zawe Ashton, Hayley Atwell, Jade Anouka, Jordan Stephens, Ruth Negga + Juliet Stevenson

We brought our popular virtual shortlist events back for 2021, showcasing two shortlisted authors in conversation each night, with well-known actors reading extracts from the shortlisted books. Watch them on catch-up here.

Monday 14th June 2021: Brit Bennett + Susanna Clarke, chaired by Kate Mosse, featuring readings from actors Ruth Negga + Jordan Stephens

Tuesday 15th June 2021, 7.30pm BST: Yaa Gyasi + Claire Fuller, chaired by Kate Mosse, featuring readings from actors Zawe Ashton + Juliet Stevenson

Wednesday 16th June: Patricia Lockwood + Cherie Jones, chaired by Kate Mosse, featuring readings from actors Hayley Atwell + Jade Anouka

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