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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

Waterstones bookseller shortlisted for V S Pritchett Short Story Prize

A Waterstones bookseller is shortlisted for the V S Pritchett Short Story Prize, along with Early One Morning author Virginia Baily and short story writer Michelle... 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

Alderman and Gaiman made RSL fellows after 'unprecedented' intake

The Royal Society of Literature has doubled its usual intake of fellows, appointing Neil Gaiman and Naomi Alderman among others. Read more

Brixton Review of Books among projects given RSL grants

The Royal Society of Literature has revealed the six recipients of its 2018 RSL Literature Matters Awards which provides writers with financial support to undertake... Read more

Farrier and Woollett win inaugural RSL Giles St Aubyn Awards

David Farrier and Lisa Woollett have won the inaugural RSL Giles St Aubyn Awards for first commissioned works of non-fiction. Read more

RSL campaigns on 'crucial role' of literature

The Royal Society of Literature is launching a programme, “Literature Matters”, to campaign for recognition of the power and value of great writing.... Read more

RSL to welcome 40 Fellows under 40

The Royal Society of Literature is to welcome a new generation of writers under 40 to become Fellows, and is inviting recommendations from outside of... Read more

Tremain and Spufford up for £10K RSL Ondaatje Prize

Penguin Random House is leading the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje Prize 2017 shortlist with two nominations. Read more

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