Rathbones Folio Mentees – Creative Writing Extracts

We’re delighted to present four extracts from the inaugural Rathbones Folio Mentees – Sophie Crabtree, Shakira Irfan, Imaru Lewis, and Vincent Otterbeck, who were mentored, respectively, by Evie Wyld, AL Kennedy, Kamila Shamsie and Ross Raisin. The Rathbones...

Begin reading the Shortlist for free via The Pigeonhole

In anticipation of the 2018 Rathbones Folio Prize being awarded on 8 May, we’re delighted that The Pigeonhole are offering readers the chance to read a sample from each of the eight shortlisted books. Starting on 2 April a new book will be released each day....

Announcing: the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018 Shortlist

The Rathbones Folio Prize 2018 Shortlist, judged by Jim Crace, Nikesh Shukla, and Kate Summerscale, is as follows: Anything Is Possible – Elizabeth Strout (Viking) Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney (Faber) Exit West – Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton) Ghosts of...

Mentors Announced: Rathbones Folio Mentorships

A L Kennedy, Ross Raisin, Kamila Shamsie and Evie Wyld confirmed as mentors for inaugural Rathbones Folio Mentorship scheme, in association with First Story 20 September 2017: Four Rathbones Folio Academicians were selected by ballot from a pool of nearly 100 writers...