The Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness

The Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness 2024 is open to work first created or published between 1st April 2023 and the deadline of 31st March 2024.

Before getting started, we recommend reading our introduction to the prize – including some additional guidance for previously unpublished writers – here.

Entries can be in any medium other than books – including video diaries, reporting, essays, and podcasts. For full eligibility details please see the rules, available here.

In addition to the online form below, a written entry form is available for postal submissions.

It’s best to make sure you have all your material to hand before completing the form below. If you are submitting on someone else’s behalf, please complete and attach a consent form.

Thank you for your interest in the Prize – we wish you the best of luck with your entry.

Easter closure

This year, the deadlines for the Orwell Prize for Journalism and the Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness fall on Easter Sunday, 31st March 2024.

The Orwell Foundation is committed to ensuring that every entrant has a fair opportunity to submit their work. If you encounter any difficulties with the submission process, please let us know by email. Although our team will largely be away from the office over the long weekend, we will make allowances for technical issues as appropriate.

If you have a question about eligibility, we recommend visiting our rules.

The Prize is closed for entries.

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