- 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 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 …
Encore Award 2021 – The Shortlist
We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Encore Award 2021, for best second novel of the year. The 2021 judges are Sian Cain, Nikita Lalwani and Paul Muldoon. Piranesi by Susanna Clarke (Blo …
RSL Literature Matters Awards 2021– Winners Announced
We are delighted to announce the seven recipients of the RSL Literature Matters Awards 2021. The Awards aim to enable literary excellence and innovation, providing writers with financial support to un …
RSL Ondaatje Prize 2021 – The Shortlist
We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the RSL Ondaatje Prize 2021. Ruth Gilligan The Butchers (Atlantic Books) Louise Hare This Lovely City (HQ) Adam Mars-Jones Box Hill (Fitzcarraldo Edition …