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As a special initiative for 2018, our governing Council elected 40 writers aged under 40 to become Fellows of the RSL. For the first time in our history, we asked publishers, literary agents, literature organisations and writers to recommend the best young writers for nomination.
Fifteen Fellows are elected each year. Learn more about the election process.
Read tributes to and learn about some of our deceased Fellows.
Each month one of our distinguished Fellows selects the books they would recommend for reading groups.
Nikesh Shukla is the author of three novels. Most recently, he authored the critically acclaimed The One Who Wrote Destiny (2018). His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2010. His second novel Meatspace was …
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