Tag: Orwell Prize for Political Fiction

  • Hisham Matar wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2024

    Hisham Matar wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2024

    Hisham Matar’s novel My Friends won the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2024 on Thursday, June 27, 2024. The Orwell Prize, named in honour of English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic George Orwell, is one of the UK’s most prestigious prizes for political writing. The Orwell Foundation annually awards prizes for work that comes closest…

  • Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2023 finalists named.

    Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2023 finalists named.

    Caleb Azumah Nelson, Annabel Sowemimo, and Diana Evans were named finalists of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2023 on May 11, 2023. 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 annually awards prizes for work…

  • Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2022 shortlist announced

    Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2022 shortlist announced

    Kei Miller, Kojo Koram, and Natasha Brown are on the shortlists for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2022 announcement today, May 18, 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 annually awards prizes for…

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

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

    Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the shortlists for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 announced on Friday, May 28, 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 annually…

  • 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…

  • Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.

    Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.

    Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys was announced the winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 earlier today, July 9, 2020. 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 annually awards prizes for work which…

  • Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 shortlist.

    Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 shortlist.

    Colson Whitehead and Bernardine Evaristo are on the shortlist of the Orwell Prize 2020 announced on June 25, 2019. 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 annually awards prizes for work which comes closest to…

  • Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 longlist.

    Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 longlist.

    Colson Whitehead and Bernardine Evaristo are on the longlist of the Orwell Prize 2020 announced on May 21, 2019. 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 annually awards prizes for work which comes closest to…

  • Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Diana Evans on Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist.

    Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Diana Evans on Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist.

    Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist announced today June 10, 2019. 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 annually awards prizes for work which comes closest to George…

  • Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.

    Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.

    Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 longlist announced today May 7, 2019. The Orwell Prizes are the UK’s most prestigious prizes for political writing. Every year, The Orwell Foundation awards prizes for the work which comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition ‘to make political writing into an…