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Women's Prize For Fiction: A Bookseller's View

Jonathan Ruppin | Posted 06.18.2013 | Books
Jonathan Ruppin

Readers, male and female, are well served by the Women's Prize for Fiction.

Do We Need Separate Awards For Women?

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.05.2013 | Women

Restaurant magazine has given its Veuve Clicquot World "Best Female Chef" award for the last three years, but this year when the winner was announced,...

Women's Prize For Fiction Longlist Announced

Posted 03.13.2013 | Books

The Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize for Fiction) longlist was announced today. The longlist features quite a few literary heav...

Hilary Mantel Up For THIRD Major Literary Award

AP | Posted 05.13.2013 | Books

LONDON -- Hilary Mantel is homing in on a clean sweep of Britain's three top literary prizes with a nomination for the Women's Prize for fiction. The...

Women's Fiction Prize Unable To Find Sponsorship Is Saved By Private Donors

The Guardian | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women

High-profile private donors have stepped in to save the UK's only prize for female writers after a scramble for a sponsor failed to come up with a lon...

Is Apple The New Supporter Of Women's Fiction?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.15.2012 | Women

Apple may be the new Orange -- at least when it comes to supporting female fiction writers. The technology company may step in as the new sponsor for ...

Lucas Kavner

Major Literary Prize Loses Its Main Sponsor | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

One of the longest running cultural partnerships in the U.K. broke up for good Tuesday, threatening a major suporter of female novelists worldwide if ...

The Orange Prize Has Let Us Down

Ruth Fowler | Posted 08.10.2011 | Books
Ruth Fowler

The Creative Writing MFA is the singularly most devastating occurrence to hit literature in the 20th century, churning out writers of utterly indistinguishable competence. I'm referring to the news that the Orange Prize has been won by Tea Obreht.

Why Orange Prize Winner 'The Tiger's Wife' Beat The Odds | Posted 08.09.2011 | Books

Clearly, I wasn't the only one caught on the hop by Téa Obreht's Orange prize win. With odds of 2/1, Emma Donoghue's novel, Room, was the galloping f...

Australians Prepare To Launch Their Version Of Orange Prize | Alison Flood | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books

A group of Australian women writers and publishers are working to set up an equivalent of the Orange prize in their country, to combat what they descr...

Orange Prize For Fiction Announces 2011 Shortlist | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2011 shortlist. Celebrating its si...

2011 Orange Prize Longlist For Fiction Announced: Who Will Win This Year?

The Independent | Rob Sharp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Author Téa Obreht grew up in the Balkans against the backdrop of civil war. She never knew her father, and learned English from Disney films, before ...

Deirdre Madden: Relationships With Family Help Shape Our Friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Deirdre Madden's most recent novel, Molly Fox's Birthday is a beautifully written story that aptly conveys the complexity of a woman's emotional bonds with her family and friends.

Barbara Kingsolver Ready To Start Next Novel

Reuters | Sharon Lindores | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barbara Kingsolver, winner of the Orange Prize for fiction, is back in the U.K. one month after scooping up the prestigious prize awarded to the best ...

Orange Prize Shortlist Announced: Barbara Kingsolver, Lorrie Moore, Hilary Mantel Are Finalists

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — American writers Barbara Kingsolver and Lorrie Moore and Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel are among six finalists for Britain's Orange...

Rosie Alison, Shortlisted For Orange Prize, Got No Help From Husband, British Book Chain Founder Tim Waterstone

The Guardian | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It might be thought that being married to one of the best known and most influential names in the British books industry could open a few doors for a ...

Barbara Kingsolver's Book Sales Skyrocket After Winning Orange Prize

The Guardian | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The impact of winning the annual Orange prize on Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna is being felt in the industry already. The book was chosen last night...

Orange Prize WINNER Announced: Barbara Kingsolver Beats Out Hilary Mantel With 'The Lacuna'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON (AP) - American novelist Barbara Kingsolver took home the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction on Wednesday with her sixth novel, "The Lacuna,"...

The Orange Prize: Who Were the UK's Favorite Winners?

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As Hilary Mantel's Booker prize-winning novel Wolf Hall enters the final straight on even odds to take the Orange prize this evening, Lionel Shriver's...

Orange Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — American novelist Barbara Kingsolver took home the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction on Wednesday with her sixth novel, "The Lacuna,...

Orange Prize Longlist Announced,

The Guardian | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading the 129 entries to this year's competition had sometimes driven Goodwin to despair, she said, as she revealed this year's longlist. "I think t...

Women Sweep Literature Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is it an accident, the judging panels, a mini-trend or are the tides turning? With the sweep of this year's literary awards, all eyes are on the women...