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Outsiders: 5 Women Who Changed the World

It’s not a secret that we love an opportunity to celebrate women’s voices, and the release of Outsiders, the latest book from award-winning biographer Lyndall Gordon is the…

Fri 27 October, 2017


Thriller Queens on What Makes a Killer Read

At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of internationally bestselling writers to talk about what makes a great thriller. As…

Fri 27 October, 2017


Q&A: Women’s Equality Party Founder Catherine Mayer

Following a brilliant appearance at our Stories for Rebel Girls event at Latitude Festival this year, we caught up with the fantastic Catherine Mayer, co-founder of the Women’s Equality…

Fri 1 September, 2017


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