Folio Prize

The Folio Prize is a literary award sponsored by the London-based publisher The Folio Society. It is given to an English language book of fiction published in the UK by an author from any country. The prize remuneration is GB£40,000. It was initially called the "Literature Prize" as a placeholder until a sponsor could be found, then the Folio Prize, named for the Folio Society, a publisher of special editions of classic literature.


2019 selection

The Perseverance

Folio Prize 2019

by Raymond Antrobus

The Perseverance is the remarkable debut book by British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus. Ranging across history and continents, these poems operate in the spaces in between, their haunting lyrics creating new,...