The winner will receive – from 2023 on, an increased prize of £3,000, with a set of Paul Torday’s collected works.
Paul Torday Prize
Jane Fraser takes Paul Torday Prize 2022 for Advent
A well-deserved winner, it is an outstanding tale, made all the more unforgettable and powerful by its remarkable hush”
Fourth Paul Torday prize shortlist announced
“Judging the Paul Torday Award was like embarking on an exploration of the world”
The Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2022 is now open for entries
The 2022 Prize is now open for submissions. Deadline for entries: Monday 30 November 2021
Kathy O’Shaughnessy wins Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2021
Kathy O’Shaughnessy has been awarded the 2021 Paul Torday Memorial Prize for In Love With George Eliot.
Paul Torday Prize 2021 open for entries!
Deadline 30th November 2020, 5pm
The 2020 Society of Authors Awards – Winner’s Announcement
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.
Afternoon Tea With Sarah Waters, Paul Torday Prize Judge 2020
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.
2020 Paul Torday Prize shortlist announced
The Society of Authors today announced the shortlist for the 2020 Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
Celebrating debut novelists over 60
Join us as we celebrate the winner of the 2019 Paul Torday Memorial Prize for Debut Novelists over 60