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Announcing the 2021 winner of the Women’s Prize!

We are over the moon to reveal that Susanna Clarke has won the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction with her second novel Piranesi.

At an awards ceremony in Bedford Square Gardens, London, hosted by novelist and Women’s Prize Founder Director, Kate Mosse – the 2021 Chair of Judges, Bernardine Evaristo presented Susanna with the £30,000 prize, endowed by an anonymous donor, and the ‘Bessie’, a limited edition bronze figurine by Grizel Niven.

Watch the moment Susanna won here >

2021 Chair of Judges Bernardine Evaristo, said: “We wanted to find a book that we’d press into readers’ hands, which would have a lasting impact. With her first novel in seventeen years, Susanna Clarke has given us a truly original, unexpected flight of fancy which melds genres and challenges preconceptions about what books should be. She has created a world beyond our wildest imagination that also tells us something profound about what it is to be human.”

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