The Political Quarterly and the Orwell Foundation have teamed up to produce a series of exclusive interviews with female Orwell Prize winners and shortlisters. In the first interview, Anya Pearson speaks to the Observer and Guardian reporter Carole...
‘This haunting and timely portrait of The Troubles opens with the disappearance of a mother of ten and radiates outwards to encompass the entire conflict, giving voice to characters and stories often shrouded in silence, and leaving an indelible and...
The Orwell Foundation has revealed the longlists for this year's Orwell Prizes, including inaugural Prize for Political Fiction and Prize for Political Writing.
The Orwell PrizeWe have news! Longlists for all 4 @TheOrwellPrize 2019 revealed, including inaugural Prize for Political Fiction and Prize for Political Writing. Congratulations to all the nominees, and a huge thank you to all our panels. Read more
George Orwell was wrong. About class, that is. His most important book on the subject is The Road to Wigan Pier, published in 1937. The first half is an eye-witness account of working class life in the industrial North and Midlands. Unflinching in...
The Orwell PrizeAnother mention for Orwell in @unherd where Peter Franklin takes aim at the second part of The Road to Wigan Pier: "Orwell can be forgiven for missing the trend, but he was unquestionably wrong: the middle class wasn’t sinking, it was recruiting."
The Orwell PrizeWe're delighted to announce the longlists for the Orwell Prize for Books, Journalism, and Exposing Britain's Social Evils 2018. See all three #OrwellPrize2018 longlists on our website