Women’s Prize for Fiction


The SoA are delighted to be administering the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018. 

Founded in 1996, the Women's Prize for Fiction is one of the UK's most prestigious annual book awards for fiction written by a woman.

Entry to the 2018 Award is now open.

For full details of the 2018 Terms and Conditions, please click here.

Important information

  • Entrants must be writing in English and must be published in the UK or Ireland.
  • Novels must be published in the United Kingdom between 1 April 2017, and 31 March 2018.
  • All subject matters and women of any age, from any nationality or country of residence are eligible. 
  • Publishers with a list of more than five fiction titles per annum may enter a maximum of TWO titles per imprint. Publishers with five or less fiction titles may enter ONE title per imprint.

For more information please email womensprize@societyofauthors.org