10/08/2012 05:57 pm ET Updated Oct 08, 2012

Orange Prize Saved By Private Donors After Organisers Fail To Find Sponsor

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 long-term backer to replace Orange for 2013.

Cherie Blair, the "internet tsar" Martha Lane Fox and the novelist Joanna Trollope are among the supporters who have stepped up to save the Orange prize, which will now be known as the women's prize for fiction.

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