The Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness

Please read the rules and make sure you have all your material to hand before completing the form below.

Individuals without easy access to the internet may also enter by completing a printed entry form and a consent form (if applicable) and sending with their entry to: The Orwell Foundation, Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.

Some housekeeping

  • If you are submitting on someone else’s behalf, please complete and attach a consent form.
  • All material submitted must be first published between 1st April 2023 and 31st March 2024.
  • Written items should be submitted as a PDF or Word document and a permanent, accessible, non-expiring URL where available.
  • Video or audio items should be submitted as permanent, accessible, non-expiring URLs. Where this is not possible, please contact the administrator┬áto arrange another method.

2024 The Orwell Prize for Reporting Homelessness

  • Entrant

  • If the entry is being submitted as part of a small team, please state first names and last names of your co-entrants here. All authors must be jointly responsible for each piece submitted.
  • If applicable
  • Photo

    A byline photograph (portrait only), with no rights reserved. At least 800 pixels across. The maximum file size is 10MB. If you are submitting a joint entry, please file additional photos with the administrator: admin@orwellfoundation.com
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  • Eligibility

  • Supporting statement

    The supporting statement is an opportunity for you to offer a brief summary of your entry - if there is a story behind your entry which you haven't been able to include in the pieces themselves, you can also mention that here.
  • Article 1

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    • Article 2

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