Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction
4th June 2015
British author Ali Smith has won the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with her sixth novel, How to Be Both.
At an awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London the author was presented with the £30,000 prize and the ‘Bessie’, a limited edition bronze figurine. Both are anonymously endowed.
Shami Chakrabarti, Chair of Judges, said of Smith’s winning novel: “Ancient and modern meet and speak to each other in this tender, brilliant and witty novel of grief, love, sexuality and shape-shifting identity.”
For more information about this prize visit the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction website.