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Cunningham takes top prize at RSL Giles St Aubyn Awards

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

RSL appoints 60 Fellows in spate of new initiatives

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

2020 RSL Literature Matters award-winners announced

The winners of this year's RSL Literature Matters Award have been announced. 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

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

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

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