Launch 2014: Internet and the modern self



This year’s Orwell Prize will launch with a debate, at the Frontline Club, London on Monday 21st October. This year our panel will speak on the notion of ‘Internet and the modern self: manners and abuse online’. The schedule for the evening is as follows:

  • 6.30pm Drinks
  • 7pm Launch of the Orwell Prize 2014 and announcement of judges
  • 7.05pm Discussion:

Entries for this year’s Prize will open on Monday 21 October 2013 and close on Wednesday 15 January 2014, for all work published in 2013. The rules are available elsewhere on our website, while the entry forms will become available after the launch on our ‘How to enter’ page. If you have any queries, please contact

The schedule for this year’s Prize is:

  • Entries open and judges announced at an event: 21st October 2013
  • Entries close: 15th January 2014
  • Longlists announced online: Midday 26th March 2014
  • Shortlists announced at an event: 23rd April 2014
  • Winners announced at a Church House prize ceremony: 14th May 2014