Is A Female-Only Literature Prize Sexist?

Upon the release of this year's long-list for the Orange Broadband prize for women's fiction, a couple of English novelists are decrying the prize under the grounds that it's conceptually sexist (Zadie Smith, pictured, won the Orange in 2006 for On Beauty). Still Life scribe A.S. Byatt bitched about the prize to the ‚Ķ » 3/18/08 5:30pm 3/18/08 5:30pm