- Book now for 'What’s So Great About E.M. Forster?' 16 March | Deborah Levy, Laurence Scott, Preti Taneja, Shahidha Bari.
- Book now for 'Keepers of the Flame' 26 March | Mark Ford, Alan Hollinghurst, Hermione Lee.
- Book now for 'Monstrous Women' 11 May | Nimco Ali, Maggie Gee, Laurie Penny, Shahidha Bari.
- Book now for 'Dressing Up' 22 May | Amrou Al-Kadhi, Tom Rasmussen, Shahidha Bari.
- 40 new Fellows under 40 were welcomed on 27 June 2018
- 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows were elected in 2019
- Sabrina Mahfouz visited George Greens School in 2019 as part of our Young People's Outreach programme
- Aida Edemariam wins the 2019 RSL Ondaatje Prize with her memoir The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History (4th Estate)
- Read the winners and highly commended essays of our A Room of My Own competition for 14-18 year olds
- Our Tall Tales Short Stories competition is currently open for those aged 14-18 | Deadline for entries: Friday 27 March 2020
- Read the A Room of My Own report about what writers need to work today
Latest from the RSL
A Room of My Own competition – winners announced
We are delighted to announce the winners of our A Room of My Own competition for 14-18 year olds. Click the links below to read the essays (or download as a PDF): First Prize – Dominique Vincent, 18 y …
RSL Spring/Summer Events 2020
Booking is now open for the first events in our Spring/Summer season! Speakers include: Amrou Al-Kadhi, Nimco Ali, Chloe Aridjis, Shahidha Bari, Sian Cain, Sara Collins, Will Eaves, Aida Edemariam, I …
Tall Tales, Short Stories Competition for 14-18 year-olds
Tall Tales, Short Stories celebrates 20 years of the V.S Pritchett Prize, the great range of the short story form, and what is possible when we use other writers as inspiration. The anthology contains …
V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize 2019 – winner announced
We are delighted to announce Ursula Brunetti is the winner of the 20th anniversary V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize with her story ‘Beetleboy’. This year’s judges are Candice Carty-Williams, Philip He …
RSL Elects 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows
On 24 June, the RSL elected 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows. The new RSL Fellows for 2019 are: Hanan al-Shaykh, Monica Ali, David Baddiel, Mary Beard, Elleke Boehmer, Jez Butterworth, Vahni Capild …