29
Mar
08

Orwell prize nominations announced

The Orwell prize for political writing is awarded annually to two
writers, one for journalism and one for a book, who are judged to have
best achieved George Orwell’s aim “to make political writing into an
art”.

The nominations are:

The Observer’s chief political commentator, Andrew Rawnsley;
Mary Riddell, now an assistant editor at the Daily Telegraph;
Observer columnist Nick Cohen;
Independent columnist Johann Hari;
The Economist’s defence and security editor, Anton La Guardia;
and veteran presenter Clive James was nominated for the Orwell journalism
prize for three editions of A Point of View on BBC Radio 4.

Get the full story and other short listed writers from the Guardian Website HERE

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