Tagged: Helen Lederer

Harris and Shaffi chair 2021 CWIP Prize judging

The Comedy Women in Print Prize 2021 will be chaired by novelist Joanne Harris, with actress Maureen Lipman and author Nina Stibbe among the judges.... Read more

Stibbe, Jones and Simmonds named CWIP winners

Nina Stibbe, Ruth Jones and Posy Simmonds are among the winners of 2020's Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP), shining a light on witty writing by women in the UK and Ireland.... Read more

40 feminist writers take up fight against domestic violence in 'empowering' collection

Layla Saad, Dorothy Koomson, Kate Mosse, Laura Bates and Kerry Hudson are among 40 writers contributing to a "uniquely empowering" feminist charity book collection, spearheaded by the Feminist Book Society, in collaboration... Read more

Janet Ellis and Yomi Adegoke join CWIP judging panel

Authors Marian Keyes, Janet Ellis, Yomi Adegoke and Emma Kennedy will help to judge the 2020 Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP), which this year... Read more

CWIP Prize returns, adds graphic novel category

​The Comedy Women in Print Prize, the UK and Ireland’s first prize to highlight the work of witty women, is returning for a second year.... Read more

Pictures of the week

Scholastic reveals the cover for the forthcoming The Hunger Games prequel in this week's pictures round-up, while Bonnier holds a "pink party" for Breast Cancer Awareness Month... Read more

Jilly Cooper wins inaugural CWIP Lifetime Achievement Award

Jilly Cooper, debut author Laura Steven and screenwriter Kirsty Eyre have been honoured at the inaugural Comedy Women in Print Prize ceremony, with the award-winning books... Read more

Brand, Eclair and Lette join Comedy Women as judges

Comedy writers Katy Brand, Jenny Eclair and Kathy Lette are joining authors Marian Keyes and Allison Pearson to judge the inaugural Comedy Women in Print Prize.... Read more

Stand-up star Helen Lederer launches prize for funny female authors

"Absolutely Fabulous" actress and stand-up comedian Helen Lederer is launching a new literary award in a bid to give female comic writing "the exposure and praise... Read more

Pictures of the week

From power poses to the Hay Festival abroad, here are the latest pictures of the week. Read more

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