The Reading Room

In Conversation with


Bookshelfie: Viv Groskop


  We recently caught up with the fantastic journalist, writer and comedian Viv Groskop, who gave us an insight into her reading habits. Read on to find out Viv’s favourite books…

Fri 2 November, 2018

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Kit De Waal and Vick Hope on Empowering Girls


  On Wednesday 3rd October, at The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton, award-winning author and 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction nominee Kit de Waal and presenter and broadcaster…

Wed 24 October, 2018

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Writing tips from Paula Hawkins


The brilliant Paula Hawkins, author of the bestselling The Girl on the Train, is judging this year’s Grazia and Women’s Prize First Chapter Competition. Plus, Paula is appearing…

Fri 25 May, 2018

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A Q&A with Joanna Cannon


The brilliant Joanna Cannon has been longlisted for the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction for Three Things about Elsie. Read on to find out how Joanna’s background as…

Sun 1 April, 2018

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In the Writer’s Studio: Ayobami Adebayo


Each week until the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner’s announcement on June 7th, we’ll be giving you an insight into the workspaces of our brilliant 2017 shortlisted…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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A Q&A with Ayobami Adebayo


We caught up with brilliant Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction nominated author Ayobami Adebayo, who made this year’s shortlist with her debut Stay With Me. Read on to find…

Mon 3 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Rose Tremain


We caught up with the brilliant Rose Tremain, this year longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Gustav Sonata. Read on to find out why…

Mon 3 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Gwendoline Riley


We caught up with Gwendoline Riley, this year shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for First Love. Read on to find out how First Love was born of…

Sun 2 April, 2017

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A Q&A with Linda Grant


The brilliant 2000 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Linda Grant has been longlisted for this year’s Prize for The Dark Circle. Read on to learn about Linda’s…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Yewande Omotoso


Brilliant author Yewande Omotoso has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Woman Next Door. Read on to learn how to write a character…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Heather O’Neill


Brilliant author Heather O’Neill has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Lonely Hearts Hotel. Read on to learn about why Heather loves a…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Madeleine Thein


The brilliant Madeleine Thein has been longlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for Do Not Say We Have Nothing. We caught up with Madeleine to…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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