Sixteen titles have been long listed from 189 submissions by publishers for the Baileys women's prize for fiction. The sponsorship is now up for renewal but the prize will continue as strong as ever.
"The Women’s Prize is now 22 years old and about to enter a new chapter, but our aim remains the same: to celebrate the very best writing by women in English from all over the world and to champion diverse voices – in every…
This stylised memoir, set in the working-class north of England, is the book Jeanette Winterson wasn't ready to write back in 1985 when at 25 years of age, she wrote the novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a book that plunged the reader into her universe, one that provided the author the…Continue
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver, Poet
She Writers, I want you to meet Karin Crilly from Laguna Beach, Southern California, who has published her first book in June 2016, a memoir about how she packed up her life in the US and decided to move to France to fulfil one of her life dreams.…Continue
I love reading in August, it's the month when I have a bit of extra time and can stretch the reading boundaries, reading across cultures and languages, a month when lots of people I know are reading books by women, originally written in a language other then English. This year is the third year, this initiative has…Continue