Submissions for the 2018 Prize

The Adjudicating Committee of the London Hellenic Prize will consider books published during the 2018 calendar year for the 2018 Prize from March 2019. Submissions criteria for the 2018 Prize will change and will be announced to all publishers on our mailing list and...

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The 2017 Prize Winner

Upon conclusion of a heated debate in the grounds of New College, Oxford, Kamila Shamsie was chosen as the winner of the 2017 Prize for her novel, Home Fire, published by Bloomsbury. The award ceremony of the 2017 Prize will take place in London in late November at...

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The 2017 Prize Shortlist

After much deliberation over an exquisite set of 102 submissions from 33 publishers worldwide (as well as one self-published author inspired to write by the Prize itself), the Adjudicating Committee has decided on a Short List of seven books: Josephine Balmer, The...

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Call for submissions for the 2017 Adjudication

Now in its twenty-first year, the Prize will be awarded once more to the author(s) of an original work, first published during 2017, written in (or translated into) English on a subject relating to or inspired by Greece or Greek exploits, culture or history at any...

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The conclusion of the Adjudication for the 2016 Prize

Each year, since its inception in 1996, the Prize has awarded £10,000 to the best book in English on a subject relating to or inspired by Greece.  For the 2016 London Hellenic Prize, we received 97 eligible submissions from 34 publishers and authors dotted across the...

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The Adjudication for the 2016 Prize

The Prize will be awarded again to the author(s) of an original work, first published during 2016, written in (or translated into) English on a subject relating to or inspired by Greece or Greek exploits, culture or history at any time from the ancient past to the...

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The conclusion of the Adjudication for the 2015 Prize

For the 2015 London Hellenic Prize, we received 116 eligible submissions from 49 publishers and authors dotted across the globe, from as far afield as Los Angeles, Berlin and Ankara. All submitted books were read over the course of several months by the five-strong...

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Our new website (at last)!

We are thrilled to have a new website at long last which will finally be able to give due recognition to all the submissions we receive from authors and publishers around the globe. We think our new submissions pages are its highlight - but please do explore the rest...

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