Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Eric Ngalle Charles, Kathy O’Shaughnessy, Alvin Pang and Sarah McIntyre are among the judges’ awarding prizes at our annual SoA Awards, the largest literary prizegiving event in the UK
The first prize of its kind, founded by author Penny Batchelor and publisher Clare Christian, open to authors with disabilities or chronic illnesses
Cartoonist Will McPhail, Welsh poet Menna Elfyn and previous winner Maame Blue among this year’s SoA Award-winners.
Keynote speaker Lemn Sissay reflects on themes of hope and connection as the Society of Authors prepares for its first in-venue awards ceremony since 2019.
Winners announced by Trish Cooke at the BBC Audio Drama Awards ceremony
Anietie Isong, Roger Robinson and Caroline Brothers among the judges awarding prizes in our first in-venue SoA Awards in three years.
The literary translator wins for the third time at the Society of Authors’ annual Translation Prizes for a ‘flawless’ translation from Swedish. Newcomer Jackie Smith wins the TA First Translation Prize for a debut translation.
Part of the BBC Audio Drama Awards. Awarding £3,000 for the best original script by a writer new to radio, this year’s Imison Award shortlistees are The Chronicles of Wild Hollow by Harvey Badger, Angus Maxwell, and Christian Powlesland; The Lemonade Lads by Faebian Averies; Welcome to Medpatch by Kev Core; and Yellow Lips by…
The Society of Authors has announced six shortlists for its annual Translation Prizes.
Shortlist announced for the UK’s sole award for creative educational writing
On 30 September 2021 – International Translation Day – the 2022 Society of Authors’ Translation Awards were opened for entries. The awards are for translations into English from Arabic, Italian, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and Hebrew, and the TA First Translation Prize for a debut translation from any language. Also running this year is the…
The Volcano Prize will award £2,000 for a novel focusing on the experience of travel away from home.