Eley Williams

Eley Williams was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Eley Williams’s published works include a pamphlet of poetry, Frit (2017), and a collection of prose, Attrib. and other stories (2017). The latter was chosen by Ali Smith as one of 2017’s best debut collections of fiction at the Cambridge Literary Festival and went on to win the Republic of Consciousness Prize. Recent work has appeared in Liberating the Canon (2018), Not Here: A Queer Anthology of Loneliness (2017) and An Unreliable Guide to London (2016).

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Encore Award 2020 – winner announced


Patrick McGuinness wins the £10,000 Encore Award 2020 for best second novel of the year with Throw Me to the Wolves (Jonathan Cape). This is the 30th year of the Award. The 2020 judges are RSL Fellows Edmund Gordon, Nikita Lalwani and Eley Williams. Pl …

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Encore Award 2020 – The Shortlist


We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Encore Award 2020, in its 30th year, for best second novel: David Keenan – For the Good Times (Faber & Faber) Patrick McGuinness – Throw Me to the Wolves (Jonathan Cape) Billy O’Callaghan – My Cone …

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