Tagged: Royal Society of Literature

RSL launches three-year school reading project as new fellows announced

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has launched a new project to promote the positive effects reading can have on children's lives, as it announced... Read more

Hughes wins £10,000 Encore Award for The Wild Laughter

Caoilinn Hughes has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for her "grand feat of comic ingenuity” The Wild Laughter (Oneworld). Read more

Ruth Gilligan wins £10K Ondaatje Prize

Ruth Gilligan has won the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize for The Butchers (Atlantic), a literary thriller set in the Irish Borderlands during the 1996... Read more

RSL reveals Literature Matters Awards winners

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has announced the winners of its Literature Matters Awards, providing financial support for new projects. Read more

Evaristo to mentor emerging writers of colour in Sky Arts project

Bernardine Evaristo is collaborating with the Royal Society of Literature to create a mentoring award scheme for emerging authors of colour as part of a £300,000... Read more

Beaumont-Thomas leaves Waterstones to manage events for RSL

Former Waterstones events manager Rosie Beaumont-Thomas has joined the Royal Society of Literature (RSL) to lead events programming for its 200th anniversary. Read more

RSL celebrates Levy as Baddiel, Beard and Fry made Fellows

The Royal Society of Literature celebrated the late Andrea Levy’s contribution to literature last night, as it elected 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows. ... Read more

Two thirds of professional writers earn less than £10k, RSL survey finds

Sixty-seven percent of professional writers earned £10,000 or less in 2018, a Royal Society of Literature poll of more than 2,000 authors has found, with... Read more

Rooney takes £10k Encore Award for Normal People

Sally Rooney’s Normal People (Faber) has won the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature’s Encore Award for a second novel.... Read more

Rooney shortlisted for RSL's Encore Awards

Sally Rooney has been nominated for the Encore Award, in a shortlist dominated by independent presses. Read more

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