Women's Prize to hold online festival

The Women's Prize for Fiction is holding its first ever online festival, featuring three evenings of interviews with shortlisted authors, readings, behind-the-scenes content and live Q&As. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 00:13:53 UTC ]
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