Celebrating Emily Brontë at 200

Last night at the Womens Prize @ Baileys Book Bar, a panel of brilliant women gathered together to celebrate Emily Brontë in the 200th year of her birth. Our panel of Bronte enthusiasts, hosted by Prize Co-founder Director Kate Mosse,  included writer and actress Lily Cole, bestselling author and Dorothy Koomson, award-winning author and activist Juno Dawson and  bestselling author Louise Doughty.

Photo of Louise Doughty, Juno Dawson, Kate Mosse, Dorothy Koomson and Lily Cole at the Baileys Book Bar Emily Brontë event (left to right)

The panel  discussed their love of Emily Bronte’s only novel Wuthering Heights and gave an exclusive preview of the new anthology, I Am Heathcliff – containing sixteen original short stories inspired by Wuthering Heights.

Read on to win yourself a copy of Wuthering Heights, plus a signed sampler of I Am Heathcliff.

Check out some video highlights from the evening!

Here’s Lily Cole on why Emily Brontë is an important influence.

Watch Dorothy Koomson chat about what her profession would have been if she hadn’t been a writer.

Here’s Juno Dawson on why being a Stonewall ambassador is important to her.

Watch Louise Doughty on why crime and thriller books are surging in popularity.

Plus, win a copy of Wuthering Heights and an exclusive advance sampler of I Am Heathcliff, signed by Juno Dawson, Dorothy Koomson and Louise Doughty. Two runners up will receive a sampler. Get your entries in on the Women’s Prize Twitter.

Photo of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë and I Am Heathcliff collection curated by Kate Mosse

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