Awards & prizes
Through grants and prizes, the RSL invests in authors both established and emerging, especially at difficult stages of their careers.
The highest honour that the Society can bestow upon a writer.
For the best second novel of the year.
Annual awards for authors engaged on their first commissioned works of non-fiction.
An annual award of £10,000 for a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place.
Awarded to those who have offered sustained and outstanding service to literature.
The RSL’s annual prize of £1,000, for the best unpublished short story of the year.