Fri, 14/12/2012 - 11:41
Titles on Tehran, Angela Carter and the nature of evil have won at the 2012 Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Awards, held last night (13th December) at the Savile Club in London.
The awards, this year judged by Richard Davenport-Hines, Caroline Moorehead and Gaby Wood, are presented to commissioned authors working on their first...
Wed, 04/07/2012 - 07:20
David Pease, the former director of national creative writing charity Arvon, has been awarded the Benson Medal by the Royal Society of Literature.
The award, which has previously gone to literary figures including E M Forster, J R R Tolkein and Nadine Gordimer, honours those who have “done conspicuous service to literature...
Thu, 20/03/2008 - 13:20
Orlando Figes and Nicola Barker are among the authors nominated for this year's Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize.
The society revealed a shortlist of six for the £10,000 prize, which is awarded to a book "of the highest literary merit" in fiction, non-fiction or poetry that best evokes the spirit of a place...