Sunday, January 20, 2013

Orange Prize now to be called Women's Prize

After a four-month hiatus, and a media blackout during the long, wet summer, the literary award formerly known, from 1996 to 2012, as the Orange prize announced the restoration of its original title, the Women's Prize for Fiction (WPF). It would be funded by a group of private benefactors led by Cherie Blair and bestselling writers Joanna Trollope and Elizabeth Buchan. (read the full article here)

The good news is that regardless of what people are going to call this prize, it is not going away any time soon. For now, I'm keeping the challenge name as is...maybe it will change in the future, and if so, I'll get your feedback before doing anything!

By the way, I've deleted the link to the Orange Prize site because it appears that it has been hacked by Malware and can infect your don't go there. I'll let you know if the site is fixed or a new site opens up.