Saturday, May 29, 2010

Duchess of Cornwall to present Orange prize
27.05.10 | Benedicte Page in The Bookseller

The Duchess of Cornwall is to present the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction at the award ceremony on Wednesday 9th June. Special security arrangements are in place for the event, to be held at the Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre in London.

The Orange Prize said the Duchess's participation marked the 15th anniversary of the award. The Duchess also recently invited the Orange Prize youth panel of six teenagers to Clarence House.

Rosie Alison, Barbara Kingsolver, Attica Locke, Hilary Mantel, Lorrie Moore and Monique Roffey are all shortlisted for the £30,000 award.

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