Rathbones Folio Prize and Rathbones Investment Management have announced a significant expansion of their partnership, which secures the future of the Rathbones Folio Prize, Mentorships and Sessions until at least 2023, and allows an increase in prize money to £30,000.
A Bright Future for the Rathbones Folio Prize
We’re delighted to announce an expanded partnership with our sponsors Rathbones Investment Management, which secures the future of the Prize, Mentorships and Sessions until at least 2023. The renewed and significantly increased sponsorship by Rathbones not only enables us to step up our charitable objectives, it also means that the value of the Prize has increased, with this year’s winner set to receive a cheque for £30,000.
The Winner of the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018: Richard Lloyd Parry, for Ghosts of The Tsunami
Richard Lloyd Parry wins the 2018 Rathbones Folio Prize with Ghosts of The Tsunami (Jonathan Cape), a book that has “depth and reach to close the gaps between other nations, other cultures”. Read the full press release here.
2019 Rathbones Folio Prize Judges
We’re delighted to announce that the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize will be judged by Chloe Aridjis, Kate Clanchy and Owen Sheers
About The Academy
The character and qualities of the prize are shaped by The Folio Prize Academy, an international group of people, primarily writers and critics, who are immersed in the world of books.
The Academy will play a decisive role in selecting titles to be considered for the shortlist, and each year…
Key Dates 2019
4 April 2019: Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announcement
19 May 2019: Rathbones Folio Sessions at the British Library
20 May 2019: Rathbones Folio Prize winner ceremony and announcement