FACULTY AWARD: Homes receives Women's Fiction Prize

June 7, 2013 2:50 p.m.

A.M. Homes, a lecturer in creative writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts, has been awarded the Women's Fiction Prize for her novel "May We Be Forgiven." The prize, previously known as the Orange Prize for Fiction, is given annually to the best novel of the year written in English by a woman. The award, which is accompanied by a £30,000 prize [around $46,600], was presented to Homes in London on June 5.