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Beyond the frontline: Phil Klay’s Redeployment wins the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015

Phil Klay has tonight, Tuesday 10 November, been named the winner of the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 for Redeployment, a short story collection dealing with the American experience of the Iraq War, published by Canongate.


Wed 11 November 2015, 13:56

Love, loss and longing: The Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 announces shortlist

The Warwick Prize for Writing announces today, 2 October 2015, its shortlist of six titles under consideration for the £25,000 biennial literary award.

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Sun 04 October 2015, 20:04

Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 Longlist Announced

The Warwick Prize for Writing announces today, 19 June 2015, its longlist of 13 titles under consideration for its 2015 edition. The unique biennial literary prize, run by the University of Warwick, is worth £25,000 and is an international cross-disciplinary award open to any genre or form of writing. The theme for this year’s prize is ‘Instinct’.

The titles include one poetry, seven fiction and five non-fiction books, with short stories, memoir and science fiction all represented Read more

Fri 19 June 2015, 06:26 | Tags: Press Release, Longlist

Warwick Prize for Writing 2015: theme and judges announced

The Warwick Prize for Writing today, 11 October, announces that its theme for 2015 will be INSTINCT. The judging panel will be chaired by Warwick alumna and author A L Kennedy who will be joined by author and academic Robert Macfarlane, actress and director Fiona Shaw, Warwick alumnus and Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler and physician and writer Gavin Francis.

Sat 11 October 2014, 12:30 | Tags: Press Release, Prize, Judging Panel

University of Warwick teams up with Cheltenham Festivals

The University of Warwick has entered into an exciting partnership with the Cheltenham Festivals. Warwick will be playing a key role in The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this month (October) and throughout the Jazz, Science, Music and Literature festivals in 2015. In a special session for the festival, the winner of the inaugural 2009 Warwick Prize for Writing, award-winning author and activist Naomi Klein will be taking to the stage to talk about climate change and the impact on our future. The University of Warwick will also launch the 2015 Warwick Prize for Writing at this event and announce its theme and panel of judges.

Fri 03 October 2014, 15:19 | Tags: Press Release, Prize

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