RSL Open Recommendation Form

We are asking you – RSL Fellows, as well as publishers, agents and arts administrators, passionate readers, and peers – to recommend excellent writers from communities under-represented in UK literary culture for nomination to Fellowship.


Please consult the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions prior to completing your recommendation.

Recommendations will only be accepted via the form below and must be submitted by midnight on Sunday 17 July.

If you are unable to complete this form for any reason or have any queries, please contact Martha Stenhouse


Recommender Details

Recommender Name*
(e.g. Fellow of the RSL, publisher, agent, reader etc.)
(e.g. editor, producer, agent etc.)

Recommended Writer Details

Writer Name*
For example, this may be because they identify as a writer of colour, an LGBTQ+ writer, a disabled writer, or because they identify as working-class, or come from a lower socio-economic background, or because they live and work outside London, or for another reason.
Please give the title of a full-length piece of work (single poems/articles are not eligible)
Please give the title of a full-length piece of work (single poems/articles are not eligible)

Recommendation

This should address the writer’s eligibility for election to the Fellowship, taking into consideration the literary merit of their work and their contribution to British literature

Writing Sample

If you are a publisher, agent, or producer and are able to provide a sample of the recommended writer's work, please use the options below to either upload a file or provide a link to a sample of the writer's work. This is not mandatory if you don't have access to this, please leave blank if this is the case.
Drop files here or
Max. file size: 10 MB.
    Link(s) to writing sample(s)
    If you have not uploaded files, please provide links to any relevant writing samples, using the + button to add a separate line if there is more than one
    Details of works provided above
    Please list the title, publisher and year of publication for each file/link you have provided, using the + button to add a separate line if there is more than one
    This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.