Philip Hensher was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1998.
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News stories relating to Philip Hensher
V.S. Pritchett Prize 2019 Longlist
We are delighted to announce the longlist for this year’s V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize: RACHEL BOWER, ‘Holly’ URSULA ROSE BRUNETTI, ‘Beetleboy’ KEN ELKES, ‘Alone, But Not Lost’ JON FORTGANG, ‘Drawing In The Air: The Biro Art of Spencer Williams’ BE …
V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize 2015
The judges of the 2015 V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize, Philip Hensher, Adam Mars-Jones and Rose Tremain, selected Jonathan Tel as the winner, for his story ‘The Seduction of a Provincial Accountant’. The runner-up was Nick Sweeney for ‘Traffic’. Joanth …
Articles by Philip Hensher
The Bangladeshi novel
Philip Hensher and Tahmima Anam discuss the Bangladeshi novel at the Tagore Memorial Metting, chaired by Sara Wheeler
Iris Murdoch, revisited
A.S. Byatt, Bidisha and Philip Hensher discuss Iris Murdoch's work.
The golden sketchbook – writers’ portraits
What can portraits tell us about writers? The RSL and National Portrait Gallery joined forces to find out
A.S. Byatt reflects on the experience of having her portrait painted
A.S. Byatt in conversation with Philip Hensher