The Orwell Prizes 2019

The Orwell Prizes 2019 are now closed for entries. Winners will be revealed at the prize ceremony on 25th June 2019 (George Orwell's birthday) at University College London.

Longlists for all four 2019 Orwell Prizes were announced on Tuesday 7th May 2019, including the inaugural Orwell Prize for Political Fiction sponsored by Richard Blair and A. M. Heath, and Orwell Prize for Political Writing lists.

The Orwell Prize Ceremony

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The Orwell Prize 2018 winners

   Book prize   

Poverty Safari

Darren McGarvey

Journalism prize

Carole Cadwalladr

The Observer

Exposing Britain'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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