Key Dates

Please be aware that opening and closing dates may vary across the prizes. If you have any queries, please contact us.

The Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2019 (previously, ‘The Orwell Prize for Books’)

The Orwell Prize for Journalism 2019

  • Entries open mid-November 2018
  • Entries close mid-January 2019

The Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils 2019

  • Entries open mid-November 2018
  • Entries close mid-January 2019