Tag: Monique Roffey

  • Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 longlist.

    Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 longlist.

    Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, Monique Roffey, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the longlist for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2021 announced today, April 9, 2021. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour of English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic George Orwell, are the UK’s most prestigious prizes for political writing. The Orwell Foundation…

  • Caleb Femi, Rachel Long, Monique Roffey make Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 shortlist.

    Caleb Femi, Rachel Long, Monique Roffey make Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 shortlist.

    Caleb Femi, Rachel Long, and Monique Roffey are on the shortlist of the Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 announced on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The Rathbones Folio Prize is a literary award currently sponsored by Rathbone Investment Management that first ran in 2014–2015. Previous winners have been George Saunders, Akhil Sharma, Hisham Matar, Richard Lloyd Parry,…