How to enter

Entry for The Orwell Prizes 2019, for work published in the calendar year 2018, will open this autumn. Please be aware that opening and closing dates may vary across the prizes:- see our key dates for more information.


Entry should be made via the appropriate online entry form:

In mid-November the Foundation will be launching 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.

To assist with your entry:

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