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15 Literary Heroines for International Women’s Day

For over a century, each year on 8th March, people all around the globe take time out to celebrate the work, struggles, and achievements of women. We remember and acknowledge with gratitude those who fought for us in the past and recognise we have a long way yet to go for equal rights. Feminists and […]

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Ali Smith Wins 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

Big congratulations to Ali Smith, whose novel How to Be Both has been announced the winner of this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. The book has been called eloquent and lyrical, unusual and magical, and a modern revelation. This year marks 20 years of the prize, which was formerly known as the Orange Prize […]

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Longlist for the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

The longlist for the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced. Just to catch you up, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction was begun as the Orange Prize for Fiction in 1996, changed its name to the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction in 2007, then back to the Orange Prize for Fiction in […]

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