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
Sally Rooney’s Normal People (Faber) has won the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature’s Encore Award for a second novel.... Read more
Sally Rooney has been nominated for the Encore Award, in a shortlist dominated by independent presses.
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
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, writing workshops and a collection of short stories are among the winners of this year’s RSL Literature Matters 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
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
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
The Royal Society of Literature’s president Marina Warner has lamented the increasing pressure on authors to “win gold stars for conduct”.