Apple and the Orange: What Does Cupertino Want With a Womens' Fiction Prize?

Apple may take over as sponsor for the Orange Prize For Fiction, according to The Sunday Telegraph. A French telecommunications company called Orange initially sponsored the prize, but announced its intention to pull its funding for it a few months ago. Since then, organizers of the award have opened negotiations with a number of other possible sponsors. Out of the several offers on the table, "discussions with Apple were the most advanced."

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