Submissions to the 2020 Writers’ Award are now closed.
On 31st October 2019 submissions to the 2020 DRF Writers Award closed. The winner will be announced in mid-May 2020 and shortlisted writers will be contacted in April.
The 2021 DRF David Miller Bursary will open for applications in Spring 2021, the winner will be announced in November 2021.
Submissions will open for the fourth DRF Writers Award from early 2022, and the panel of judges will be announced in the months beforehand. The winner will be announced in November 2022.
The winner of the 2020 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award is ‘Pemi Aguda for The Suicide Mothers, a work of fiction. Ian Rankin (Chair of the Judges) introduced the three shortlisted authors and then announced the winner who will receive the prize of £10,000.
Judges Ian Rankin OBE (Chair), Sarah Perry and Max Porter announce the shortlist for the 2020 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award. 3 are chosen out of 876 entries and a shortlist of 8.
Prema Raj, winner of the 2019 DRF David Miller Bursary, reports on her time at five publishers in four countries
The winner of the 2019 DRF David Miller Bursary, Prema Raj, has reported on her time spent at five different publishing companies, in Denmark, Italy, the UK and the USA.
The winner will be announced in mid-May 2020 and shortlisted writers will be contacted directly.
Submissions for the DRF 2020 Writers Award can be made between 1st June 2019 until 31st October 2019.
The winner of the inaugural Deborah Rogers Foundation Bursary Award is Prema Raj
The winner will be announced in February 2019. For more information about the DRF David Miller Bursary please visit the bursary page.
The Deborah Rogers Foundation announces the second David Miller Bursary of £10,000 to be awarded in March 2019
The Deborah Rogers Foundation announced that applications are now open for the second David Miller Bursary. Candidates have until 16th December to apply. Applications should be made via the website.