Safeguard the future of women’s writing

The Women’s Prize is committed to making a lasting impact on the future of literature. We champion the widest range of women’s voices and stories from all over the world, and promote gender equality. By leaving a gift to the Prize in your will, you too can make the most personal and lasting impact on the future of literature written by women.

Whatever makes the Women’s Prize special to you, your legacy, however big or small, is an important way to help us sustain our work for future generations to come, enabling us to continue engaging with the most exciting female writers whilst keeping readers at the forefront of the very best writing.

If you decide to leave a gift in your will, you can choose to support our work with a fixed amount or a share of your estate. As a registered charity (Women’s Prize Trust, No. 1181253), any gift left to the Prize can reduce the inheritance tax that has to be paid and will enable you to support us without making an immediate financial outlay.

If you have included the Prize in your will, or intend to, we would love to know so we can thank you for your generosity and keep you updated about our work. Please rest assured all information will be treated in confidence.

For professional and comprehensive advice when writing or amending your will, we recommend that you consult a solicitor who will be able to give you specialist advice according to your own individual circumstances.

For further information about supporting the Women’s Prize in this way, please contact Claire Shanahan at claire@womensprizeforfiction.co.uk

This prize’s shortlist changes everything, so on behalf of all the writers who have been changed by this prize, and all the readers, and the literary culture itself, I want to raise the Bessie to the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Kamila Shamsie - 2018 Prize winner

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