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...

Rathbones Folio Prize 2020 Timeline

The £30,000 Prize – which rewards the best work of literature of the year, regardless of form – announced that it is moving its timeline towards the beginning of the year, ahead of both the Women’s Prize and the International Booker Prize: the shortlist will now be...

The Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 Longlist

We’re delighted to announce the twenty titles on the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 Longlist:   Can You Tolerate This, Ashleigh Young (Bloomsbury) The Crossway, Guy Stagg (Picador) Francis: A Life in Songs, Ann Wroe (Cape) Ghost Trees, Bob Gilbert (Saraband) House...

Announcing the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 Judges

 Kate Clanchy (chair), Chloe Aridjis and Owen Sheers were announced as the judges for the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize. The prize is governed by an international academy of distinguished writers and critics, ensuring unique quality and consistency in its nomination and...

Rathbones Folio Prize 2018 Ceremony

On 8 May 2018, the Rathbones Folio Prize was awarded to Richard Lloyd Parry, for his Ghosts of the Tsunami, at a ceremony held at the British Library. The ceremony welcomed over 350+ guests, and the winner was announced by chair of judges, Jim Crace....