The winner will receive – from 2023 on, an increased prize of £3,000, with a set of Paul Torday’s collected works.
A well-deserved winner, it is an outstanding tale, made all the more unforgettable and powerful by its remarkable hush”
“Judging the Paul Torday Award was like embarking on an exploration of the world”
The 2022 Prize is now open for submissions. Deadline for entries: Monday 30 November 2021
Kathy O’Shaughnessy has been awarded the 2021 Paul Torday Memorial Prize for In Love With George Eliot.
Deadline 30th November 2020, 5pm
Save the date for the 2020 Society of Authors’ Awards as we celebrate this year’s winners with a series of short online videos, in lieu of a real-life event.
Grab a cuppa and a join the Society of Authors @ Home Festival for a 45-minute online video session with Sarah Waters as she shares a mini tour of her creative workspace, insights into what she’s currently working on, and discussion of the Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2020.
The Society of Authors today announced the shortlist for the 2020 Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
Join us as we celebrate the winner of the 2019 Paul Torday Memorial Prize for Debut Novelists over 60