Launched in 2005 in partnership with Arts Council England, the Orange Award for New Writers celebrates emerging female literary talent and potential. All first works of fiction, including novels, short story collections and novellas, written by women of any age or nationality and published as a book in the UK are eligible to enter. The emphasis of the award is on emerging talent and the evidence of future potential.
The first six books are the shortlist, the winner will be announced in June
. For more information go to ...The Orange Prize for Fiction Website