‘There are countless hilarious, talented female writers currently producing great work. If existing prizes won't honour funny women writers fairly, it's time to set up a new prize.'
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The Comedy Women In Print (CWIP) prize is an exciting new literary award created by Helen Lederer to bring female comedy writing the exposure and recognition it deserves. From burgeoning new talent to established writers – CWIP has no barriers and will shine a spotlight on that valuable and hilarious group: Witty Women.