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Comedy in Fiction: from Elizabeth Bennett to Bridget Jones


  Lynne Parker is the Founder & Chief Executive of Funny Women, a not for profit community that helps women find their voice through performing, writing and creating comedy.  Here, she tells…

Thu 17 September, 2020

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Announcing the winner of the 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction


  We are absolutely thrilled to announce that British author Maggie O’Farrell has won the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction and is crowned the Prize’s 25th winner with…

Wed 9 September, 2020

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Who will be the 25th winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction?


  The winner of the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction will be unveiled tonight, 9th September 2020. Who gets your vote? Watch the winner’s announcement LIVE at 7pm…

Wed 9 September, 2020

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Watch the new series of My Brilliant Friend: The Story Of A New Name with Fremantle


  We’re excited to bring you something very special from our friends at Fremantle, the global creative powerhouse behind the adaptations of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels. As the…

Tue 8 September, 2020

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Celebrities review the 2020 Women’s Prize shortlist


  The 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction winner will be announced this Wednesday, and ahead of the big reveal we asked six well-known faces to review each book…

Sun 6 September, 2020

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Women’s Prize partner NatWest launch new podcast mini-series


  In the run-up to the announcement of the winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction on 9th September, our sponsor NatWest has produced a series of podcasts…

Tue 1 September, 2020

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Get your tickets to our first ever digital shortlist readings + winner announcement


  We’re delighted to announce the first ever fully virtual Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist readings and winner announcement. Our much-loved shortlist readings this year will be digital…

Wed 19 August, 2020

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Donate to the Women’s Prize Trust today


  The Women’s Prize Trust has shone a spotlight on women’s voices for 25 years, encouraging excellence, originality and accessibility through the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Over this…

Tue 18 August, 2020

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Reclaim Her Name


  To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, we teamed up with our sponsor Baileys to do something very special. Throughout history, many female writers…

Wed 12 August, 2020

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A Room Made of Leaves: Kate Grenville on researching her new novel


  If you’ve been joining in with our #ReadingWomen challenge, you’ll have read Kate Grenville’s incredible Women’s Prize for Fiction winner The Idea of Perfection, and you’ll be…

Fri 7 August, 2020

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2020 Reading Groups: Introducing The Cardiff Feminist Book Club


The Cardiff Feminist Book Club is the second of our official reading groups for 2020, shadowing the #ReadingWomen campaign to celebrate 25 years of the Women’s Prize for…

Fri 7 August, 2020

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Writing Prompts from the Women’s Prize winners


Are you taking part in the #ReadingWomen challenge, to work your way through the backlist of winners in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for…

Fri 7 August, 2020

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