2020 Dystopian Fiction Prize

*   2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the death of George Orwell, author of the dystopian masterpiece Nineteen Eighty-Four. As part of our activities marking the anniversary, The Orwell Society is organising its sixth annual short story competition for current students (both BA and MA) at British universities. Dystopian narratives of 3,000 words should…Read more 2020 Dystopian Fiction Prize

Orwell in the High Chaparral

When Orwell Society member Christopher Angel let us know that he would be attending the exhibition and lecture by Professor Peter Stansky at the University of New Mexico we asked him for a report. Here is Christopher Angel's account of a time well spent. * * Albuquerque, New Mexico, with its dry, dusty chaparral, may…Read more Orwell in the High Chaparral