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Women's Prize for Fiction/ Bird Lime Media
Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast
Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests, including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. They'll discuss this year's shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other women’s bookshelves and talk about what the future holds for women writing today. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over 25 years, and this series will offer unique access to the shortlisted authors and the 2021 Prize...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.2 stars from 245 ratings
Just listened to the first podcast with Afua Hirsch and found her engaging and interesting. I would have liked a bit more information about the recommended books. She gave a detailed explanation of Wide Sargasso Sea but the other recommendations I didn’t get a sense of what the book was about if...Read full review »
Mrilanini via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/13/21
Thank you
Such a giving podcast, I have just found you and have been listening whilst painting. Yourself and your guests meaningful conversations have kept me company and, I expect, informed my pictures in some way. Thank you !
English bear abroad via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 05/03/21
Brilliant.
So many interesting discussions. In 2021, when so many people think we live in a “Post-Feminist” world (Hell No!), this clever, charming podcast is a ray of sunshine. Very uplifting whilst also being real. Thanks!
HappyGenny via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/21/21
Recent Episodes
Bella Mackie, Okechukwu Nzelu and Nell Frizzell join Yomi to dive into the final two books from the 2021 shortlist, Piranesi by Susanna Clarke and How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones.   Bella Mackie is a journalist and the author of Jog On and her new book, How to Kill Your...
Published 06/16/21
Outspoken Labour MP Jess Phillips tells Yomi why she was always destined for a life helping others, and how her favourite book helped her realise she was pregnant.  Jess has represented Birmingham Yardley in parliament since 2015, and currently serves in Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet on the...
Published 06/09/21
Candice Brathwaite, Michelle Elman and Caleb Azumah Nelson join Yomi to compare and contrast two books from this year's Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist, Yaa Gyasi’s Transcendent Kingdom and Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller.   Michelle Elman is an author, speaker and life coach who’s the...
Published 06/02/21
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