Key dates

The Orwell Prize 2017 is now closed.

Monday 31 October 2016
The Orwell Prize 2017 opens for entries

Thursday 12 January 2017
The Orwell Prize 2017 closes for entries

Thursday 16th March 2017
Longlists Announced

Monday 15th May 2017
Shortlists Announced at the Shortlist Event

Thursday 8th June 2017
Winners announced at the Orwell Prize Ceremony