The International Anthony Burgess Foundation and the Observer newspaper are delighted to announce the winners of the latest Observer / Anthony Burgess Prizes for Arts Journalism, who were unveiled at a special event at King’s Place, London on Thursday 23 February. Judges Robert McCrum (Associate Editor), Sarah Donaldson (Arts Editor) and Andrew Biswell (Director, International Anthony Burgess Foundation) welcomed […]

As part of our celebrations of Anthony Burgess’s centenary in 2017 we are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Observer/Anthony Burgess Prizes for Arts Journalism. Now in their fifth year, the prizes of £3000 for the winner and £500 for two runners-up are for previously unpublished, imaginative, original, and thought-provoking arts journalism, and they […]

First prize: £3000 and publication in the Observer. Entry just £10.

Entering the Competition 1. The  Observer / Anthony Burgess prize for arts journalism competition (the “Competition”) is open to people aged 18 and over (“You”) subject to paragraph 2. below. 2. Employees or agencies of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, or anyone else connected with the Competition, may not enter the Competition. 3. By entering the […]