Orwell Prize looks at the Riots

This year’s Orwell Prize will launch with a debate on ‘Writing the Riots’, at the Frontline Club, London on Wednesday 9 November. The schedule for the evening is as follows:

6.30pm Drinks
7pm Launch of the Orwell Prize 2012 and announcement of judges
7.05pm Discussion, ‘Writing the Riots’

The event is now sold out but names can be added to the waiting list – please email gavin.freeguard@mediastandardsdtrust.org to reserve one. The twitter hashtag for the event is #orwellprize.

Entries for this year’s Prize will open on Wednesday 9 November 2011 and close on Wednesday 18 January 2012, for all work published in 2011. The rules are available elsewhere on the website. 


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