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Lisa McInerney wins 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction


Debut Irish author Lisa McInerney has won the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with her first novel The Glorious Heresies (John Murray). At an awards ceremony at…

Thu 9 June, 2016

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BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION – 2016 SHORTLIST


London, 19.15, 11 April 2016: The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2016 shortlist….

Tue 12 April, 2016

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2016 Baileys women’s prize for fiction longlist


 London, 8th March 2016: The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2016 longlist. Now…

Tue 8 March, 2016

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BAILEYS RENEWS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION SPONSORSHIP


New Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Board appointments also announced London, 29th February 2016: The Women’s Prize for Fiction is pleased to announce that, following an initial three-year…

Fri 4 March, 2016

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BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2016 JUDGING PANEL


Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016 Awards Ceremony: 8th June 2016 The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written…

Mon 12 October, 2015

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Leading women unite to launch #ThisBookClub from the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction


Stars including Emily Blunt, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Mary Portas encourage book fans to come together with friends and talk about the novels they love New #ThisBookClub campaign celebrates…

Thu 28 May, 2015

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ANTICIPATION BUILDS AS BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2015 SHORTLIST IS ANNOUNCED


Chair of Judges, Shami Chakrabarti announces this year’s six shortlisted books at evening drinks reception in central London Five previously nominated and one debut author included in prestigious…

Mon 13 April, 2015

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Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction announce 2015 longlist


BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2015 LONGLIST   Prize judging panel choose the 20 books that celebrate the best of fiction written by women in 2015  …

Tue 10 March, 2015

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Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction announces 2015 judging panel


 FIVE WOMEN, 160 BOOKS, SIX MONTHS, ONE PRIZE   Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction announces 2015 judging panel Panel will be chaired by Liberty Director Shami Chakrabarti and…

Mon 1 December, 2014

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BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2014 SHORTLIST


London, 19.15pm, 7 April 2014: The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2014 shortlist….

Mon 7 April, 2014

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BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2014 LONGLIST


London, 7th March 2014: The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2014 longlist. Now…

Fri 7 March, 2014

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Meet the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2014 Judges


To celebrate the first year of the Baileys sponsorship of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, Baileys has commissioned acclaimed portrait photographer, Suki Dhanda, to photograph the 2014 judging…

Wed 6 November, 2013

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