Helen Lederer launches prize for funny female writers

posted on 11 Aug 2018


The Comedy women in print award is a response to how few female authors have won the Wodehouse prize.

The Women’s prize for fiction was famously set up in response to the Booker prize failing to shortlist any female authors in 1991. Two decades on, a new award celebrating the funniest novels by women has been announced, in the wake of a sexism row over the Wodehouse prize for comic fiction.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian