2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction

The 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction, formerly the Orange Prize for Fiction, went to:  May We Be Forgiven by A M Homes A darkly comic novel of twenty-first-century domestic life and the possibility of personal transformation Harold Silver has spent a lifetime watching his younger brother, George, a taller, smarter, and more successful high-flying TV... Continue Reading →


2012 Orange Prize for Fiction Winner

The 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction was announced on 30 May 2012 and the awards took place at The Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall, central London. The 2012 winner is The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller which is her debut novel about which Joanna Trollope, Chair of Judges, said: “This is a... Continue Reading →

2012 Orange Prize for Fiction Shortlist

The Orange Prize for Fiction is the UK’s only book prize celebrating works of fiction written by women.  This year’s shortlist was announced of 17 April 2012 and includes both new and established authors.  The shortlist includes Madeline Miller’s debut novel The Song of Achilles as well as previous Orange prize winner Ann Patchett who... Continue Reading →

2011 Orange Prize for Fiction Winner

The 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction was awarded on 8 June in London to American/Serbian author Téa Obreht for her debut novel The Tiger’s Wife.  At age 25, Téa Obreht is the youngest author to take the prize. Bettany Hughes, Chair of Judges, had this to say about the winning novel: "The Tiger's Wife is... Continue Reading →

2011 Orange Prize Shortlist

The 2011 shortlist for the 16th annual Orange prize has been announced.  The awards ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre on the 8 June 2011. The judges said: “We are proud and pleased to announce our shortlist for the Orange Prize 2011,” commented Bettany Hughes, Chair of judges. “Our judging... Continue Reading →

2011 Orange Prize for Fiction Longlist

The much anticipated Orange Prize for Fiction has begun its 2011 selection with the release of the longlist.  You can expect the shortlist to be released on the 12th of April followed by the award ceremony on the 8th of June.  Here is a breakdown of this year’s award and selections from the official website:... Continue Reading →

2010 Orange Prize for Fiction

On the evening of 9 June 2010, the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Orange Award for New Writers were presented at a ceremony which took place at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London.  The Prize for Fiction was presented by Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall.  Add to this the celebration of... Continue Reading →

2010 Orange Prize Shortlist

The 2010 Orange Prize Shortlist has been announced.  One of the shortlisted books will be very familiar to you as it has won loads of other awards – let’s see if it wins the Orange Prize too… The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver Black Water Rising by Attica... Continue Reading →

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