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Latest news from BAILEYS Women’s Prize for Fiction, including updates from Prize judges - Helen Fraser (chair), Mary Beard, Denise Mina, Caitlin Moran, Sophie Raworth - and authors on the long and shortlist. Plus: updates from Prize events, and an inside look at the world of books and writing.
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The BAILEYS Womens Prize for Fiction previously known as the Orange Prize for Fiction is one of the most respected, most celebrated and most successful literary awards in the world. An annual award, it celebrates the very best full length fiction written by women throughout the world. 

2014 Judges: Helen Fraser (chair), Mary Beard, Denise Mina, Caitlin Moran, Sophie Raworth

2014 Prize: To be announced on June 4, 2014

Through the initiatives and promotions set up by the Prize, even appearing on the shortlist significantly boosts a novels sales and ensures an authors work will be promoted in bookshops and libraries the world over.

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