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The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

The UK'S PREMIER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION BOOKS

Submissions for the 2019 edition of The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (formerly The Samuel Johnson Prize) are now open. Publishers may enter up to three non-fiction books per imprint before the submissions deadline of 12 June 2019.

 

The winner of the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize was Serhii Plokhy for his book Chernobyl.

 

The Baillie Gifford Prize rewards excellence in non-fiction writing, bringing the best in intelligent reflection on the world to new readers. It covers all non-fiction in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts.