Rathbones Folio Mentees – Creative Writing Extracts 2020

We’re delighted to present two extracts from the 2019- 2020 Rathbones Folio Mentees – Nidaa Raoof mentored by Lucy Caldwell and Mariamah Davey mentored by Sharlene Teo. The Rathbones Folio Mentorships 2019 – 2020, run in association with First Story and...

Rathbones Folio Mentees 2019 – Creative Writing Extracts

As part of National Writing Day, we’re delighted to share extracts from the creative writing portfolios of this year’s Rathbones Folio Mentees.   The Rathbones Folio Mentorships pairs 3 – 4 outstanding young graduates (16 – 18 years of age) from First...

The Winner of the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize: Raymond Antrobus

The 33-year old spoken-word poet Raymond Antrobus is tonight, Monday, 20th May, named the winner of the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize, for his debut collection, ‘The Perseverance’. It is the first time the prize – which rewards the best work of literature...

Announcing: the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 Shortlist

Four novels, a novella, one collection of poetry and two works of non-fiction from the UK, Ireland, New Zealand and North America are in contention for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize, which rewards the best work of literature of the year, regardless of form. 2018...