Fri, 02/05/2014 - 09:20
Two books from Granta have made the shortlist for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize 2014, which rewards books which evoke a sense of place.
Patrick Barkham's Badgerlands and Esther Woolfson's Field Notes From a Hidden City take two spots on the shortlist, alongside Nadeem Aslam's The...
Thu, 18/04/2013 - 14:37
A title from Seren/Poetry Wales Press has been shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize, in the running with Zadie Smith, Philip Hensher and Gavin Francis.
Call mother a lonely field by Liam Carson is shortlisted for the £10,000 prize alongside Zadie Smith's NW (Hamish Hamilton), Hensher's Scenes from...
Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:42
Edmund de Waal's Costa category-winner The Hare With Amber Eyes has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize.
At the ceremony last night it was also announced that the prize had secured funding for another 10 years from benefactor Sir Christopher Ondaatje.
De Waal's win is another scoop for Chatto's Clara...
Tue, 25/05/2010 - 10:31
Ian Thomson has won the 2010 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize with The Dead Yard - Tales of Modern Jamaica (Faber).
Judges Kathleen Jamie, Professor Steve Jones and Penelope Lively were united in their praise for the book: "For those to whom Jamaica means only music, sunshine and cricket, Dead Yard will...