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The Paying Guests shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction

We are delighted to announce that The Paying Guests has been shortlisted for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

The Paying Guests was chosen from a longlist of twenty books by a panel of judges chaired by Shami Chakrabarti (Director of Liberty) and including Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman, and the novelist and poet Helen Dunmore.

The winner will be announced on the 3rd June.

Launched in 1996, the Prize is awarded annually and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world. The winner receives a cheque for £30,000 and a limited edition bronze known as a ‘Bessie’, created by the artist Grizel Niven.

For more information on the award, see here.

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