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Launching the Women Writer's Prize

SheThePeople announces the inaugural Women Writer's Prize to begin a journey to connect and champion women writing fiction from India to readers around the world. The Women Writer's Prize shines the light on women writing fiction in India. This comes after seven years of SheThePeople organising Women Writers Fest, which has put the spotlight on women writers in the mixed-gender hurly-burly of other literature fests. Over the years Women Writers Fest has become the world's largest travelling festival of female writing across genres with over 40 editions and over 600 speakers.

Women Writer's Prize

Works of fiction submitted for the award should be written by Indian women writers residing in India.

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By Women for Women

This Award is exclusively to honor women writers among us who stun us with their extraordinary literary merit. Original, path-breaking women writers telling their stories in exciting new ways with a Prize Money INR 50,000.

About Women Writer's Prize

The Women Writer's Prize shines the light on women writing fiction in India. The inaugural Women Writer's Prize will begin a journey to connect and champion women writing fiction from India to readers around the world.

INR 50K

PRIZE MONEY

40

EDITIONS

12+

COUNTRIES

600+

SPEAKERS