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Society of Authors' Awards & Summer Party 2019

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Southwark Catherdral

London Bridge

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SE1 9DA

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Join us for the SoA’s annual night of literary riches and our summer party at Southwark Cathedral – a celebration of the best and most promising voices in fiction, poetry and non-fiction.

The 2019 Society of Authors’ Awards will take place at Southwark Cathedral on Monday 17th June, sponsored by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS), playing host to 500 guests across publishing and SoA membership.

Presented by a panel of celebrated judges, including Kate Mosse, Gary Younge, Mark Lawson, Anita Sethi, Susan Hill, Tahmima Anam, Pascale Petit, Inua Ellams and Jen Campbell, the combined value of the nine Awards will be over £100,000.

Enjoy drinks and popcorn throughout the night from 7pm to 9.15pm, with presentations at 7.30pm.

Shortlists for the 2019 Awards will be announced on Wednesday 15th May 2019.




This year's Prizes

The prizes to be awarded on the night will be…

  • The Betty Trask Prize and Awards for a first novel by writers under 35

  • The Cholmondeley Award for poetry

  • The Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography

  • The Eric Gregory Award for collections of poetry by writers under 30

  • The McKitterick Prize for a first novel by an author over 40

  • The Somerset Maugham Awards

  • The Tom-Gallon Trust Award for a short story

  • The Travelling Scholarships

  • The Paul Torday prize for writers over 60

Find out more about the Authors' Awards or email Sophia Jackson, SoA Events Manager, at sjackson@societyofauthors.org.

Member tickets: £20
Non-member tickets: £25

Members are welcome to bring one guest – please purchase an additional Guest Ticket. Limited availability.

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