- RSL Fellows elected 2020
- RSL Honorary Fellows elected 2020
- RSL Vice-Presidents elected 2020
- Companions of Literature elected 2020
- 40 new Fellows under 40 were welcomed on 27 June 2018
- Sabrina Mahfouz visited George Greens School in 2019 as part of our Young People's Outreach programme
- For Dalloway Day 2020: explore the Black history of Soho with S.I. Martin and portraits from National Portrait Gallery London.
- 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 winners have been announced! Read their winning entries in out Library.
- Read the A Room of My Own report about what writers need to work today
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RSL Christopher Bland Prize 2021 – Winner Announced
We are excited to announce that Pete Paphides has won the 2021 RSL Christopher Bland Prize with Broken Greek (Quercus). The annual Prize of £10,000 is awarded to a debut novelist or non-fiction writer …
Encore Award 2021 – winner announced
We are excited to announce that Caoilinn Hughes has won the 2021 Encore Award with The Wild Laughter (One World). The annual Prize of £10,000 is awarded for best second novel of the year. ‘The judges …
RSL Christopher Bland Prize 2021 – Shortlist announced
We are excited to announce the shortlist for the £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize 2021 for a debut writer of fiction or non-fiction aged 50 or over. This year’s judges are Mary Beard (Chair), Monic …
RSL Ondaatje Prize 2021 – winner announced
We are excited to announce that Ruth Gilligan has won the 2021 RSL Ondaatje Prize with The Butchers (Atlantic Books). The annual Prize of £10,000 is awarded for a distinguished work of fiction, non-fi …
RSL Ondaatje Prize – The Spirit of Places Missed
We will be announcing the winner of the 2021 RSL Ondaatje Prize – for books that best evoke the spirit of a place – at 7pm this evening. In 2021, after a year of being stuck in one place, we asked for …