The Orwell Prize 2018

The Orwell Prize 2018 is now open for entries in all three categories: books, journalism and social issues reporting. Each Prize year features five ‘milestones’: launch and opening of submissions; closing of submissions; longlist announcement; shortlist announcement and awards ceremony. The next few milestones are listed below and the count down timer is for the next important one. Make sure you check our upcoming free events and come along!

Book prize closes for entries

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The Orwell Prize 2017 winners

   Book prize   

Citizen Clem

John Bew

Journalism prize

Fintan O’Toole

The Irish Times, The Guardian, The Observer

Exposing Britian's   
   Social Evils

The Orwell Youth Prize

Inspired by its own ‘Big Brother’, Britain’s most prestigious Prize for political writing, the Orwell Youth Prize aims to support and inspire a new generation of politically engaged young writers.

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