Book Awards > Women's Prize for Fiction

The Women's Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman. Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.

Below is the 2020 shortlist.... And the winner is Hamnet! We are thrilled! It's an absorbing, beautifully-written, heart-stopping story behind Shakespeare's most famous play.