We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the RSL Christopher Bland Prize 2020 for a debut writer of fiction or
non-fiction aged 50 or over:

  • Anne Griffin When All is Said (Sceptre)
  • Michele Kirsch Clean (Short Books)
  • Stephen Morris Black Tea (Claret Press)
  • David Nott War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line (Picador)
  • Celia Paul Self-Portrait (Jonathan Cape)

Please read the press release for more information. The 2020 judges are Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (Chair), Sara Collins and Andrew Lycett.

The winner will be announced on Thursday 2 July 2020.

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RSL Christopher Bland Prize

The £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize is to debut novelists or popular non-fiction writers over 50.