Key Dates

Please be aware that opening and closing dates may vary across the prizes. The winners of each prize, worth £3,000, will be announced at the prize ceremony in June 2019 and we will be releasing longlists and shortlists in the spring. If you have any queries, please contact us.

The Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2019 

  • Entry is now closed for The Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2019

The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2019 

  • Call for entries 14th November 2018

The Orwell Prize for Journalism 2019

  • Call for entries 14th November 2018
  • Entries close 17.00 14 January 2019

The Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils 2019

  • Call for entries mid-November 2018
  • Entries close 17.00 14 January 2019