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 Society of Authors announces today the shortlist for the third Paul Torday Memorial Prize, including 76 year old debut novelist Elfan Jones. Now in its third year, the Paul Torday Memorial Prize will be awarded to a first novel by a writer over 60. The prize includes a set of the collected works of… Read more »
Deadline 30th November 2020, 5pm
Sarah Waters, Paul Torday Memorial Prize judge, says: ‘Just a few pages into As the Women Lay Dreaming, I knew I had found our winner.
The Society of Authors today announced the shortlist for the 2020 Paul Torday Memorial Prize.
“Writing is a job with no mandatory starting date”
Mark Lawson, Kate Mosse and Anita Sethi have been confirmed as the judging panel for the first year of the Paul Torday Memorial Prize for debut novelists over 60, announced by the Society of Authors today.
Stephen Fry announces the new Paul Torday Memorial Prize, at the The Society of Authors Authors Awards Party, for the best debut novelist over 60.