- 40 new Fellows under 40 were welcomed on 27 June 2018
- Blake Morrison visits Appleton Academy as part of our Schools Outreach programme
- Read our 'Literature in Britain Today' report, published 1 March 2017
- Read the winners and highly commended poems of our Poems for Peace competition for 11-18 year olds
- Book now for 'Modern Gothic' 25 March| Sarah Perry and Kate Mosse.
- Book now for 'The Spirit of a Place' 16 April | Alan Johnson, Hisham Matar, Pascale Petit and Peter Pomerantsev.
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: On Memory and Migration' 10 May | Homi K. Bhabha. Chaired by Shahidha Bari
- Book now for 'Literature Matters: Breaking Ground' 27 June | Val McDermid and Jeanette Winterson
- Book now for 'New Daughters of Africa' 6 July | Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Nadifa Mohamed, Namwali Serpell and Margaret Busby. Chaired by Bernardine Evaristo.
- An unprecedented 31 new Fellows were elected in June 2018
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RSL Literature Matters Awards 2019 – winners announced
We are delighted to announce the seven recipients of the 2019 RSL Literature Matters Awards. The Awards aim to enable literary excellence and innovation, providing writers with financial support to un …
Poems for Peace
We are delighted to announce the winners of our Poems for Peace competition for 11-18 year olds. Click the links below to read the poems: First Prize – Heather Glover for ‘Between Waves’. 17-18 years …
V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize 2019
We are now accepting submission for the twentieth V.S. Pritchett Prize for unpublished short stories. The winner receives a prize of £1000 and publication in the RSL Review and Prospect Magazine onlin …
RSL spring/summer season – now booking
Booking for our spring/summer events is now open for RSL Members and Fellows. Events include: 25 March Modern Gothic Sarah Perry and Kate Mosse discuss the distinct appeal of the Gothic genre. 16 Apr …
RSL Giles St Aubyn Awards for Non-Fiction 2018
We are delighted to announced the recipients of the second RSL Giles St Aubyn Awards for first commissioned works of Non-Fiction are: £10,000 – Laurence Blair – Lost Countries of South America: Travel …