prizes grants and awards

Grants and prizes

Ross Raisin The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2009,and a former Betty Trask award winner

The Society of Authors administers numerous prizes, funds and grants.

Prizes administered by the Society for fiction, non-fiction and poetry are worth over £100,000 in prize money each year. Find out more | most recent winners



Grants totalling over £70,000 to help writers with research costs or to ‘buy time’ to write are awarded each year. Find out more | most recent winners

Charitable Trusts provide temporary financial relief for professional authors or their dependents in sudden financial difficulties. Find out more



Educational Book Award sponsored by the ALCS. Find out more

Translation prizes are awarded annually. Find out more | most recent winners



Medical Book Awards (over £8,000 in prize money each year). Find out more | most recent winners



Radio Drama Awards The Imison Award and The Tinniswood Award | most recent winners

  • Click here to view the Imison and Tinniswood shortlists