Women, Power and Revolution at the Book Bar

Photo of Panellists Women, Power and Revolution Baileys Book Bar event

Last night we declared the Women’s Prize for Fiction @ Baileys Book Bar open with a fantastic, air-punching event on women, power and revolution!

An exceptional panel of inspiring women took to the Book Bar stage at Waterstones Gower Street, hosted by bestselling author Kate Mosse, including author and Co-Founder of the Women’s Equality Party, and 2018 WPFF judge, Catherine Mayer, broadcaster, writer and campaigner, June Sarpong, broadcaster and historian Professor Kate Williams and bestselling author Kit de Waal. Our brilliant panellists each discussed two books.

Keep an eye out for a very special competition to win all eight of our panelists’ fantastic selections.

Wish you’d been there? Watch the live stream on Waterstones’ Facebook page.

Or, check out some of the highlights below!

Here’s June Sarpong on why the Women’s Prize is still important:


Watch Kate Williams on writing novels vs. writing biographies:


Here’s Kit de Waal on diversity in publishing and the arts:

Our brilliant 2018 judge Catherine Mayer on why everyone should join the Women’s Equality Party!

Check our social channels tomorrow @WomensPrize for a chance to win all 8 of the panelist’s brilliant book choices!

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