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Lisa McInerney wins the Baileys Prize

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Wednesday 8th June 2016

  Congratulations to Lisa McInerney, who has just won the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with her first novel The Glorious Heresies. At an awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall at London’s Southbank Centre chair of judges Margaret Mountford presented McInerney with the £30,000 prize and the Bessie, a limited edition bronze figurine. Margaret Mountford gave a fascinating insight into the judging process. “After a passionate discussion around a very ...keep reading