Books  |  May 7, 2019

Orwell Prize Longlist Announced

Curtis Brown and C&W authors have been recognised for the 2019 Orwell Prize.

Oliver Bullough has been longlisted in two categories: Moneyland has been longlisted for the 2019 Prize for Political Writing, and Oliver's journalism for the 2019 Orwell Prize for Journalism.

Guy Gunaratne's In Our Mad and Furious City has been longlisted for the 2019 Political Fiction Book Prize.

Nesrine Malik has been longlisted for the 2019 Exposing Britain's Social Evils Prize.

The Orwell Prizes aim to encourage excellence in writing and thinking about politics. Winning entries should strive to meet Orwell’s own ambition ‘to make political writing into an art’. 

Full longlists for all categories can be found here.