Announcing The Rathbones Folio Mentorship 2021 Mentors

Raymond Antrobus, Vahni Capildeo, Paul Farley and Rachel Long confirmed as mentors for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Mentorship programme. The scheme pairs four outstanding students from disadvantaged backgrounds with four mentors, who are members of The Folio Academy, for...

Announcing The Rathbones Folio Prize 2021 Judges

The T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Roger Robinson, the Irish writer, editor and broadcaster Sinéad Gleeson and novelist and short story writer Jon McGregor have been announced as judges for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize. The £30,000 Prize – known as the “writers’...

Supporting Writers: Unmute Anthology

The Rathbones Folio Prize, also known as the Writers’ Prize’, is proud to support writing of all genres and so we are delighted to share work from the new anthology ‘Unmute: Young Voices from Lockdown’. It’s an anthology packed full of emotive and stunningly...

Rathbones Folio Mentees – Creative Writing Extracts 2020

We’re delighted to present four extracts from the 2019 – 2020 Rathbones Folio Mentees: Nidaa Raoof, Mariamah Davey, Maria Clark and Weronika Baranowska. The Rathbones Folio Mentorships 2019 – 2020, run in association with First Story and supported by Arts...