- Book now for 'Telling Histories' 20 January | Sara Collins, Will Eaves, Kei Miller, Aida Edemariam
- Book now for 'Remaking the Remarkable' 17 February | Inua Ellams, Max Porter, Sian Cain.
- Book now for 'Writers Rebel' 19 February | Chloe Aridjis, A.L. Kennedy, Daljit Nagra, Ganga Shreedhar, Rebecca Elliott.
- 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
- Blake Morrison visits Appleton Academy as part of our Schools Outreach programme
- Read our 'Literature in Britain Today' report, published 1 March 2017
- Read the winners and highly commended poems of our Poems for Peace competition for 11-18 year olds
- Aida Edemariam wins the 2019 RSL Ondaatje Prize with her memoir The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History (4th Estate)
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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 …
Encore Award 2019 – winner announced
Sally Rooney wins the £10,000 Encore Award 2019 for best second novel of the year with her novel Normal People (Faber and Faber). The 2019 judges are RSL Fellows Edmund Gordon, Nikita Lalwani and Eley …