Join us for this exclusive event as we announce and celebrate the first winners of the prestigious Nature Chronicles Prize.
About the Nature Chronicles Prize
A new biennial, international, English-language literary award. The aim is to find engaging, unique, essay-length non-fiction that responds to the time we are in and the world as it is, challenging established notions of nature writing where necessary.
The winner will receive £10,000 and five runners up £1,000 each. All six winning entries will be published in an anthology by Saraband Publishers.
The prize has been conceived to mark the global pandemic and serve those who have witnessed this. It is also a memorial to Prudence Scott, a lifelong nature diarist who died in 2019. Her Trust is the prize’s sponsor.
For the inaugural 2022 prize, and every future award, it is hoped that the result will be a book of surprising works that vary in style but share a commitment to truth and fellow feeling.
The six shortlisted writers for 2022 are :
- Q is for Garden – Jenny Chamarette
- The Fence – Laura Coleman
- Last Flight of the Goshawk – Ben Crane
- A Parable of Arable Land – Nicola Pitchford
- None of This Should Be Here – Joanna Pocock
- City of Covid Trees – Neha Sinha
The evening will be hosted by Jamie Normington.
You can find out more about the Nature Chronicles Prize on their website.
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