The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism
- The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism
- Entries now closed
- Terms and conditions
- The Journalism of Anthony Burgess
- Anthony Burgess and the Observer - Confessions of the Hack Trade
- Work by previous winners
Work by previous winners:
Now in its sixth year, the Observer / Burgess prize has awarded over £15,000 to emerging writers seeking to make their way in journalism.
Subjects of the winning essays have included the last night of the Proms, Ru-Paul’s Drag Race, Shostakovich at the Royal Opera House, Euripides at the National Theatre, Justin Bieber on tour, books about Bela Lugosi – and many more.
Here are some highlights.