Williams hails 'forward thinking' Women's Prize shortlist, but accident-hit Mosse misses celebration

Women's Fiction Prize co-founder Kate Mosse missed last night's celebration for the 2019 award shortlist after being knocked off her bike in central London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, Winterson and O'Leary shortlisted for CWIP Prize

This year's Comedy Women in Print Prize shortlists have been revealed, and feature Candice Carty-Williams, Jeanette Winterson and Beth O'Leary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) shortlist has just been announced with a special video announcement on Twitter. The Women’s Prize is presented annually to a female author for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

Bernardine Evaristo's Booker-winning novel, Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Hilary Mantel's final novel in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate), have been shortlisted for 2020's £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams, Stibbe and O'Leary make Comedy Women in Print Prize longlist

Candice Carty-Williams, Nina Stibbe and Beth O'Leary are among the authors longlisted for this year's Comedy Women in Print Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

Today, the Booker Prize committee announced the shortlist for this year’s International Booker Prize—awarded annually to the best book written in any language, translated into English, and published in the UK or Ireland. The prize, £50,000, will be split evenly between author and translator of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Mantel, Evaristo and Carty-Williams to compete for 2020 Women's Prize

Hilary Mantel's eagerly awaited The Mirror and the Light, Bernardine Evaristo's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other, and Candice Carty-Williams' acclaimed debut Queenie are among the 16 titles competing for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Primadonna Prize shortlist unveiled as inaugural festival hailed a success

The shortlist for the inaugural Primadonna Prize has been unveiled at the Primadonna Festival weekend, dedicated to championing women writers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

Man Booker winner Anna Burns and debut author Oyinkan Braithwaite have made the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SoA Awards prize money hits £100,000 as Longford shortlist revealed

The prize money for this year’s Society of Authors’ Awards will exceed £100,000 for the first time, say organisers, as the  Elizabeth Longford Prize shortlist is unveiled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Man Booker International Prize shortlist sees Tokarczuk nominated again as women dominate

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist

Female authors dominate this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize, with 15 women making up the 21-strong line-up and two British authors in the mix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Williams, Alderton and Akbar to judge 2019 Women's Prize

The 2019 Women’s Prize’s judging panel has been unveiled, featuring author and historian Kate Williams, writer Dolly Alderton, and Unbound’s Arifa Akbar among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author launches new writing prize for 'thinking women'

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Debuts from Hermes Gowar, Greengrass and Batuman make Women's Prize shortlist

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Wellcome Book Prize’s 2018 Shortlist: Five of Six Titles Are by Women

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Adébáyọ, Thien and Grant make the Baileys Women's Prize shortlist

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Kalanithi, Mukherjee, Moss shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

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Baileys Women's Prize launches Best of the Best celebration

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is to mark 20 years with two weeks of programming with BBC Radio 4’s “Woman’s Hour” and a partnership with Waterstones. The Best of the Best celebration will also include an event on 2nd November at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, with award-winning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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