Doreen Cunningham has won £10,000 for her memoir Soundings: A Journey with Whales at this year's Royal Society of Literature Giles St Aubyn Awards. ... Read more
The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has announced RSL 200, a five-year festival launched with a series of new initiatives and 60 appointments promoting and... Read more
The winners of this year's RSL Literature Matters Award have been announced.
Former Waterstones events manager Rosie Beaumont-Thomas has joined the Royal Society of Literature (RSL) to lead events programming for its 200th anniversary.
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
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
The Royal Society of Literature’s president Marina Warner has lamented the increasing pressure on authors to “win gold stars for conduct”.