Cath Senker wins 2018 Educational Writers’ Award for book on mass migration

Cath Senker has won the 2018 Educational Writers’ Award – the UK’s only award for creative educational writing – for her book ‘Far From Home: Refugees and Migrants Fleeing War, Persecution and Poverty’, on the sensitive portrayal of mass migration in the 21st Century.

SoA shares £98,000 in ‘night of riches’ at 2018 Authors’ Awards

SoA shares £98,000 in ‘night of riches’ at 2018 Authors’ Awards

Writers and poets from across the globe were celebrating tonight (Thursday 19 July) as the 2018 Authors’ Awards were announced by the Society of Authors at a ceremony at RIBA. Hosted by Stephen Fry with an introduction by the President of the SoA, Philip Pullman, eight awards were presented to 31 writers with a host of debut names joining recognised writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry to share a prize fund of £98,000.

‘Challenging, bold & ambitious’ – the 2018 Authors’ Awards Shortlists

The shortlists for the Betty Trask, McKitterick, Tom-Gallon and Somerset Maugham awards were announced by The Society of Authors today with Man Booker nominated Fiona Mozley, 2014 Tom-Gallon award winner Benjamin Myers, Eric Gregory award winning poet Miriam Nash, Irish writers Valerie O’Riordan and Chris Connolly and debut novelists Eli Goldstone, Omar Robert Hamilton, Masande Ntshanga and Sarah Day amongst the 22 shortlisted names.