Women's Prize for New Writers

Launched in 2005 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Orange Prize and supported by the Arts Council who funded a bursary of £10,000 for the winner, the Orange Award for New Writers ran for 6 years until 2010.

 

2006 selection

Disobedience

Women's Prize for New Writers 2006

by Naomi Alderman

*NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, STARRING RACHEL WEISZ AND RACHEL MCADAMS

*AUTHOR OF ONE OF PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FAVORITE READS OF 2017

When a young photographer living in New York learns that her estranged father,...


2005 selection

26a

Women's Prize for New Writers 2005

by Diana Evans

A hauntingly beautiful, wickedly funny, and devastatingly moving novel of innocence and dreams that announces the arrival of a major new talent to the literary scene

In the attic room at 26 Waifer Avenue, identical...