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’...

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...

Announcing: the Rathbones Folio Mentors 2019-20

The Rathbones Folio mentors for 2020 will be the Northern Irish playwright and novelist, Lucy Caldwell, Rathbones Folio Prize nominated novelist, Alice Jolly,novelist and editor of the award-winning essay collection The Good Immigrant, Nikesh Shukla, and UK-based...

Announcing the Rathbones Folio Prize 2020 Judges

The multi award-winning poet and non-fiction writer Paul Farley, the Desmond Elliot Prize-winning novelist Nikita Lalwani and Ross Raisin, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year winner and a Granta Best of Young British Novelists, have been announced as the judges for...