Entrants, which may include first British translations, are to be books of high literary merit – that is, not primarily written for the academic market – and can cover all historical periods up to and including the end of the 1960s. Publishers may draw attention to no more than two relevant books on their lists. The books must be published between 1 January and 31 December 2014. They should be notified to the Administrator at [email protected] and finished or proof copies must be available by 1 December 2014, the closing date for submissions. Copies, clearly marked PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize, should be sent directly to English PEN ‘s office at the Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA by this date.
Judges will be announced shortly and the winner will be announced on 15 April 2015.
Further information about the prize and its rules can be found at: