Over £120,000 in literary awards.

We administer prizes to celebrate authors of all genres at every stage of their careers.

Our annual awards for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, translation and drama were worth £123,000 in 2020.

Lemn Sissay (left) and Joanne Harris (right) with 2022 Betty Trask Prize winner Will McPhail at Southwark Cathedral (photograph © Adrian Pope)

The SoA Awards

Over £100,000 awarded annually for poetry, fiction, non-fiction and illustration

Audio Drama

Celebrating new talent and outstanding achievement in writing for audio drama