How to enter

Entry for The Orwell Prizes 2019 is now closed. Winners will be revealed at the Prize Ceremony, on or around 25th June 2019 (George Orwell’s birthday).

Please see key dates or our upcoming events for more details. Entry to The Orwell Prize 2020 will open in Autumn/Winter 2019.

The Orwell Foundation launches a new prize for political fiction, to be awarded in June 2019. Therefore, entries for The Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2019 are restricted to works of non-fiction.

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