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A Q&A with Naomi Alderman


Brilliant author Naomi Alderman has been longlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Power. Read on to find out how Naomi’s work as a…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Fiona Melrose


The wonderful Fiona Melrose has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut Midwinter. Read on to find out why Fiona set her debut…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Eimear McBride


2014 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Eimear McBride has been longlisted for this year’s Prize for The Lesser Bohemians. Read on to find out how winning the Baileys Prize…

Mon 6 March, 2017

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A Q&A with Emma Flint


Emma Flint has been longlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut Little Deaths. Read on to find out what it was like to write…

Wed 1 March, 2017

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On Writing: Lisa McInerney


We caught up with the brilliant Lisa McInerney to discuss the inspiration behind her 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winning novel The Glorious Heresies. Cork City, specifically…

Tue 8 November, 2016

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2016 Shortlist Reviews


To celebrate the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, we invited some well-known book-lovers to review this year’s brilliant shortlist. Read on to find out what they thought. Laura…

Wed 1 June, 2016

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On Writing: Hanya Yanagihara


With the 2016 winner’s announcement imminent, we caught up with brilliant author Hanya Yanagihara to discuss the inspiration behind her hugely popular shortlisted novel A Little Life. I have spoken before…

Sat 28 May, 2016

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Quick fire questions: Eimear McBride


Every night, in the luxurious surroundings of the Baileys Prize Book Bar, we asked three bookish questions of our notable guests. At our event on Friday night, we caught…

Mon 23 May, 2016

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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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On Writing: Lisa McInerney


With the 2016 shortlist now out, we caught up with brilliant author Lisa McInerney to discuss the inspiration behind her riotous shortlisted novel The Glorious Heresies. Cork City,…

Sun 15 May, 2016

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A Q&A with Laurie Penny


With this year’s brilliant shortlist now out, we caught up with marvellous 2016 judge Laurie Penny. Read on to find out what she’s looking for in a Baileys Women’s…

Mon 25 April, 2016

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A Q&A with Petina Gappah


Ahead of tonight’s shortlist announcement, we caught up with Petina Gappah, one of this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlisted authors. Read on to find out why…

Mon 11 April, 2016

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