2019 Winner

Fiction + our 2019 winner. 


Leading up to the announcement of Tayari Jones as the winner of the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction, Zing Tsjeng chats with the guests at the awards ceremony about gender equality, the view from their industries and which brilliant women we should all be looking out for in the months ahead. Featuring Naomi Alderman, Stanley Tucci, Viv Groskop, Catherine Mayer, Otegha Uwagba, Leyla Hussein and Tayari Jones fresh from collecting her award.


Recommendations include:


The Power by Naomi Alderman

The Illegal Days by Grace Paley

Octavia Butler, author

Ursula Le Guin, author

Isabelle Huppert, actor

Lowborn by Kerry Hudson

How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking by Viv Groskop

Anna Akhmatova, poet

Dr Hannah Barham-Brown, doctor and campaigner

Athena Stevens, actor, writer and director

Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women by Otegha Uwagba

Money: A User's Guide by Laura Whateley

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Manal al-Sharif, Saudi Arabian activist

Kimberley Motley, attorney and human rights activist


For more details head over to www.womensprizeforfiction.co.uk or check out #WomensPrize and @WomensPrize on Twitter and Instagram.


 

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