Rathbones Folio Prize Update

You won’t be surprised to hear that we have taken the sad decision to cancel the Rathbones Folio Prize ceremony on Monday 23rd March. The winner of the prize will still be announced on Monday 23rd – details of when and where to be confirmed asap so please watch...

VALERIA LUISELLI WINS 2020 RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE

VALERIA LUISELLI WINS 2020 RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE FOR ‘SINGULAR, TEEMING, EXTRAORDINARY’ LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE. One of the brightest young stars in world literature, Valeria Luiselli is tonight, Monday 23 March, named the winner of the £30,00 Rathbones Folio Prize, for...

Rathbones Folio Prize giving speech by Paul Farley

Last year, when I was invited to be Chair of the Rathbones Folio Prize, my first duty was to offer a few words for a press release. I heard myself saying something about how judging through the autumn and winter would lead to an emerging, sometime around the spring...

Rathbones Folio Prize giving speech by Paul Farley

Last year, when I was invited to be Chair of the Rathbones Folio Prize, my first duty was to offer a few words for a press release. I heard myself saying something about how judging through the autumn and winter would lead to an emerging, sometime around the spring...

Rathbones Folio Prize Director, Minna Fry’s speech

We are gathered here today, or rather not gathered, to celebrate eight truly wonderful books and their authors. We are immensely proud of this shortlist, which reflects how the breadth and wisdom and humour and power of language and literature still makes sense of...

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