The Royal Society of Literature, UK — International Writers Programme, submission deadline Friday 3 May 5pm UK time

Posted on March 4, 2024

We are now open for recommendations for our 2024 RSL International Writers Programme. This is the RSL’s new flagship programme to celebrate literary excellence in the global writing community and the power of literature to transcend borders. We are inviting public recommendations of writers from you, their writer peers, and readers.Recommendations will be reviewed by the following panel – Kit Fan (Chair), Moniza Alvi, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Chloe Aridjis, Homi K. Bhabha, Margaret Busby, Maureen Freely, Deirdre Osborne and Nathalie Teitler.To be eligible, recommended writers must:
  •     not be resident in, or citizens of, the UK; and
  •     have published two substantial works of outstanding literary merit (where works are translated into English, or originally written in English)
You can find out more and submit your recommendations here:
The closing date for recommendations is Friday 3 May 2024 at 5pm (BST).If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact