Dame Hermione Lee has been named the new chair of the David Cohen Prize for Literature.
Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89.
Labour politician Alan Johnson, professor Simon James of Durham University and journalist, critic and writer Anita Sethi are some of the names who will judge the £40,000 David... Read more
The UK’s answer to the Nobel Prize for Literature – the £40,000 David Cohen Prize - is now being managed by New Writing North.... Read more
Poet and playwright Tony Harrison has been awarded the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for literature, honouring his career. The prize was presented last night (26th... Read more