What’s On

Key dates for the Rathbones Folio Prize, Folio Academy sessions and activities

July 9th, London Library

Mentorships Showcase

Readings from this year’s cohort of Rathbones Folio mentees: talented First Story students who have experienced a unique, one-to-one creative writing mentorship with mentors from the Folio Academy. 

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August 24th 2022, Edinburgh Book Festival

Colm Tóibín in conversation with Tessa Hadley

Our 2022 Rathbones Folio Prize Winner Colm Tóibín discusses his prize-winning book The Magician with chair of judges Tessa Hadley

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September 15th 2022, Chichester Culture Spark Festival

The Mysterious Secrets of the Family Photo Album

Laura Cumming, twice shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize, discusses her highly acclaimed and deeply moving memoir On Chapel Sands with Minna Fry

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Laura Cumming

September 22nd 2022, Jersey Festival of Words

Sebastian Faulks, Snow Country

Faulks, best-known for his French trilogy including Birdsong, discusses his latest novel Snow Country with Cathy Rentzenbrink.

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Laura Cumming

October 8th 2022, Cheltenham Festival

Damon Galgut in conversation with William Atkins

2022 Rathbones Folio Prize Judge William Atkins interviews Damon Galgut, shortlisted for this year’s Prize and winner of the Booker Prize for The Promise

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Damon Galgut

September / October 2022

Nominations from the Academy for the 2023 Prize

Deadline for members of the Folio Academy to submit their nominations for the 2023 Prize


Colm Toibin Portrait