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Twelve creative tips from Women’s Prize winning authors


From Eimear McBride to Kamila Shamsie, we asked previous Women’s Prize for Fiction winners what key tip they would give…

Mon 11 January, 2021

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‘Just get the words down on paper’: Maggie O’Farrell’s insights for writers


Author Maggie O’Farrell joined our trustee and Sandeep Mahal on Instagram Live, discussing how she went from “writing short stories…

Mon 7 December, 2020

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Photo of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Women's Prize for Fiction Winner of Winners

Announcing the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’


You voted in your thousands to select your ‘Winner of Winners’ from 25 years of Women’s Prize for Fiction winning…

Wed 11 November, 2020

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Meet Victoria Sawdon, the illustrator bringing 25 years of Women’s Prize winners to life


Our Year of #ReadingWomen challenge aims to celebrate 25 years of the Women’s Prize for Fiction by rediscovering a quarter century…

Thu 1 October, 2020

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Photo of Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell, the Women's Prize 25th winner

Announcing the winner of the 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction


We are absolutely thrilled to announce that British author Maggie O’Farrell has won the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction and…

Wed 9 September, 2020

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Tayari Jones winner Women's Prize 2019

Winning the Women’s Prize: One Year On


One year on from winning the Women’s Prize for Fiction with Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage, Publisher and Founder of…

Thu 25 June, 2020

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25 Years of the Women’s Prize: A Message from Helen Dunmore’s Estate


Helen Dunmore was the very first winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, in 1996, back when it was known…

Fri 21 February, 2020

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Women Writers Revisited: Kamila Shamsie on Sara Suleri


Welcome to our regular feature Women Writers Revisited, a segment in which brilliant women associated with the Women’s Prize tell us…

Fri 20 December, 2019

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