The Women's Prize for Fiction (previously the Orange Prize for Fiction) celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world. It is awarded by a panel of five women, all passionate readers and at the top of their respective professions.
Nominations are made by U.K. publishers. The author can be a woman of any nationality. The book must be a full length novel, written in English (not translated), and published in the U.K.
The winner receives £30,000 and a bronze figurine called the “Bessie”.
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- 2012/05/30: Blog:Winner of the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction
- 2011/06/08: Blog:Winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction