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The Warwick Prize for Writing

About the prize

Launched in 2008 The Warwick Prize for Writing stands apart from other literary prizes as an innovative, international and cross disciplinary award. Nominations are placed by Warwick staff and students, and, this year, for the first time, international publishers were invited to make submissions.

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2015 Judging Panel

This year's judging panel is chaired by acclaimed author and dramatist, Alison L Kennedy. She is 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.

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2015 Longlist

We’re delighted to reveal the 13 books that make up the 2015 Warwick Prize for Writing longlist.

Showcasing emerging writing talent, as well as internationally recognised authors, the list includes one poetry, seven fiction and five non-fiction books, with short stories, memoir and science fiction all represented.

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