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Our Top 10 Picks for Edinburgh Book Fest

This year’s Edinburgh Book Festival looks set to be the best yet, with an incredible array of authors from seasoned international bestsellers to exciting debut writers. Plus, we’ve…

Fri 11 August, 2017


Together We Can Do Great Things

Last week at the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction awards party, in the Southbank Centre’s Clore Ballroom, Syl Saller, Diageo Chief Marketing Officer, gave a rousing speech at…

Mon 12 June, 2017


Our judges pick their dream book club guests

The wonderful 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judges have revealed their dream book club guests. From singers to authors, they’ve picked some incredible guests and we’re giving…

Sun 5 March, 2017


Read Kate Mosse’s piece for The Pool

[This piece was commissioned by The Pool and written by our co-founder Kate Mosse] Women’s Prize for Fiction founder Kate Mosse has been standing up for women writers…

Sun 29 January, 2017


Get to know our 2017 judges!

As it’s now 2017 and this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is on the horizon, we thought it was about time you got to know our brilliant…

Sat 28 January, 2017


Literary listen: Lisa McInerney

As it’s Christmas, we’ve got a very special literary listen for you… Sit back, grab yourself a a drink (why not a Baileys? It is Christmas after all!),…

Sun 25 December, 2016


Literary Listen: Rachel Elliott

Busy week? Sit back, relax and take ten minutes out for a little bit of literary escapism… Make yourself a drink (why not a Baileys?), pop in your…

Fri 21 October, 2016


Announcing our 2017 judging panel

We’re delighted to reveal the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judging panel. Chaired by CEO of House Productions Tessa Ross, the 2017 panel includes a fantastic array…

Thu 20 October, 2016


Daring Greatly

At the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction awards ceremony last week, just before we announced this year’s winner, Syl Saller, Diageo Chief Marketing Officer took to the…

Wed 15 June, 2016


Marian Keyes’ top tips for new writers

For the sixth year running, we’ve teamed up with Grazia to launch the 2016 Grazia and Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction First Chapter competition, with the aim of finding a…

Sat 4 June, 2016


Inspiring women on the books that made them

Last night, the Baileys Prize Book Bar at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road played host to an exceptional panel of inspiring women, chaired by novelist and Baileys Prize co-founder Kate Mosse…

Fri 20 May, 2016


Three questions: Kate Mosse

Every night, in the luxurious surroundings of the Baileys Prize Book Bar, we’ll be asking three bookish questions of our notable guests. Last night, we caught up with Baileys…

Wed 18 May, 2016


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