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Announcing the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner


19.30, London, 5thJune 2019: Americanauthor Tayari Joneshas won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction with her fourth novel An American Marriage(Oneworld). At an awards ceremony hosted in Bedford…

Wed 5 June, 2019

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WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION LAUNCHES PODCAST SERIES AVAILABLE NOW


  Featuring Dolly Alderton, Bettany Hughes, Scarlett Curtis, Joanna Trollope and Kate Mosse The Women’s Prize for Fiction along with partner Baileys have launched a brand-new series of…

Thu 16 May, 2019

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Women’s Prize for Fiction Announces 2019 Shortlist


London, 29thApril 2019: The Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s most prestigious annual book award celebrating and honouring fiction by women, today announces the 2019 shortlist. Now in…

Mon 29 April, 2019

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WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2019 LONGLIST


The Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s most prestigious annual book award celebrating and honouring fiction by women, today announces the 2019 longlist. Now in its 24thyear, the…

Mon 4 March, 2019

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The Women’s Prize for Fiction Announces 2019 Judges


London, 15thNovember 2018: The judges for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction – which champions and celebrates outstanding fiction written by women from all over the world –…

Wed 14 November, 2018

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THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNER FOR 2019


  Global TV production company Fremantle have been confirmed as a new headline sponsor for the Women’s Prize for Fiction from 2019 Fremantle join fellow sponsors NatWest and…

Wed 7 November, 2018

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KAMILA SHAMSIE WINS 2018 WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION


  19.30, London, 6th June 2018: British/Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie has won the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction with her seventh novel Home Fire (Bloomsbury Circus). At an awards…

Wed 6 June, 2018

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Jesmyn Ward bookie’s favourite to win the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018


With the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction winner announcement only five days away, the latest odds from bookmakers William Hill have American author Jesmyn Ward as favourite at…

Fri 1 June, 2018

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The Women’s Prize for Fiction reveals 2018 shortlist


  London, 23 April 2018: The Women’s Prize for Fiction – one of the biggest international celebrations of women’s creativity in the world – today announces the 2018…

Wed 9 May, 2018

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WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2018 LONGLIST


Thursday 8 March 2018: The Women’s Prize for Fiction – one of the biggest international celebrations of women’s creativity in the world – today announces the 2018 longlist….

Thu 8 March, 2018

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THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ANNOUNCES 2018 PARTNERS


From 2018, the Prize to be supported by a family of partners rather than a single title sponsor The partners supporting the 2018 Prize are announced today New…

Thu 1 March, 2018

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WOMENS PRIZE FOR FICTION NOMINATED FOR TWO SPONSORSHIP AWARDS


We’re delighted to announce that the Women’s Prize for Fiction has been shortlisted twice for the UK Sponsorship Awards 2018. To view the shortlist in full, please click here….

Wed 21 February, 2018

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