The Women’s Prize for Fiction aims to provide a website that is accessible and usable by the widest possible audience. We strive to ensure that people of all abilities and needs can access the information we provide online via a variety of browsers and technologies.

Based on accessibility standards and guidelines, as well as feedback from our customers and website visitors, we actively work to continually improve the accessibility and usability of this website.

This website contains many features to help users navigate easily, but if you have any problems accessing or using our website, please email Jennifer Acton here.


Our websites can be viewed on any browser or device but, for the best possible experience we recommend the latest version of the following browsers:

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer

Why do I need JavaScript and how do I enable it?

JavaScript is a common computer language that improves the operation of our website across different browsers and platforms. JavaScript also assists with interactive page elements to make the page more engaging and the site, as a whole, easier to navigate.

If you already have JavaScript enabled but it is not recognised, try clearing the browser cache or refreshing the page.

For further help and information on enabling JavaScript in your browser, please visit:


Some of our websites show videos embedded from YouTube. These videos are not accessible by screen readers.

Screen size and colour

Our websites can be viewed on a range of different screen sizes and the size of text can be changed to suit each user. To help people find information more easily, our websites have a search facility and site map, as well as a number of colour and graphic-based navigational cues.