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2015 Prize



The 2015 short list was announced on the 2nd October at The Cheltenham Literature Festival. Read the shortlist here.


The 2015 longlist was announced on the 19th June. Read the longlist here.


The theme of the 2015 Prize was "INSTINCT"

Judging Panel

The 2015 judging panel was chaired by Warwick alumna and author A L Kennedy. She was joined by GP and author Gavin Francis, author and academic Robert Macfarlane, actress and director Fiona Shaw and Warwick alumnus and Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler. Find out more about the judging panel here.


All University of Warwick and Monash University staff, students, honorary professors, honorary graduates, emeritus professors and alumni are eligible to make a nomination for the Warwick Prize for Writing. This time, Publishers were also able to make submissions. Find out more about making a nomination here.


The shortlist was announced in October 2015 and the overall winner in November 2015.