Tagged: Royal Society of Literature

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

Edemariam wins £10k Ondaatje Prize for 'outstanding' family memoir

Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for her “outstanding and highly unusual memoir” about her grandmother’s life in Ethiopia, The Wife’s Tale:... Read more

Winn and Pearce make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Raynor Winn and A J Pearce are among the authors on the six-strong shortlist for the inaugural Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize. ... Read more

Podcasts and writing workshops scoop RSL Literature Matters Awards

Podcasts, writing workshops and a collection of short stories are among the winners of this year’s RSL Literature Matters Awards.  Read more

Blair and Le Brun take the RSL's Giles St Aubyn Awards

Laurence Blair and Lily Le Brun have won the Royal Society of Literature (RLS) Giles St Aubyn Awards for first commissioned works of non-fiction.... Read more

RSL Christopher Bland Prize launched to encourage older writers

A new £10,000 prize to encourage and celebrate the work of older writers is being launched by the family and friends of the late Sir... Read more

Perry, Bates and Onuzo named in RSL's 40 under 40

Sarah Perry, Welcome to Lagos author Chibundu Onuzo and award-winning translator Deborah Smith are among those appointed to the Royal Society of Literature’s (RSL) inaugural... Read more

Authors facing increasing pressure on 'morality'

The Royal Society of Literature’s president Marina Warner has lamented the increasing pressure on authors to “win gold stars for conduct”. Read more

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