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[26 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Unpublished women writers are being invited to submit their short stories to the biennial prize, The Asham Award.
For the first time, the award has a set theme: Ghost or Gothic? and twelve winning entries will be published by Virago, alongside new writing by some of the UK’s best known women writers.
The award is open to women who have not previously published a novel or collection of short stories. Entries must not exceed 4000 words.
Closing date: 30 September, 2010
Visit http://www.ashamaward.com/

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[20 Mar 2008 | Comments Off | ]

 The Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2008 longlist. Now in its thirteenth year, the Prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing.Anita Amirrezvani The Blood of Flowers (Headline Review) Iranian/
American (1st Novel)
Stella Duffy The Room of Lost Things (Virago) British (11th Novel)
Jennifer Egan The Keep (Abacus) American (3rd Novel)
Anne Enright The Gathering (Jonathan Cape) Irish (4th Novel)
Linda Grant The Clothes on Their Backs (Virago) British (4th Novel)
Tessa Hadley The Master Bedroom (Jonathan Cape) British …

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