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The Wainwright Prize seeks to reward the best writing on the outdoors, nature and UK-based travel writing and is sponsored by Wainwright Golden Beer.

The prize will be awarded to the work which best reflects Wainwright’s core values of Great British writing and culture and a celebration of the outdoors. The 2017 winner was Where Poppies Blow by John Lewis-Stempel.

Julia Bradbury announced as chair of the judging panel for the 2018 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, with the shortlist to be announced at Waterstones Piccadilly in London on July 5th. 

 

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Wainwright judging panel confirmed and 2018 dates announced

May 15, 2018

The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, which celebrates the best books about nature, the outdoors and UK travel announces the judges and 2018 dates for the upcoming prize. Now in its fifth year, The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, is awarded annuall …

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Finding the UK’s favourite nature book ­ – The launch of Land Lines research into more than 200 years of nature writing

November 6, 2017

Which nature book is a real favourite? Or maybe inspired a life-long love of wildlife? The diversity and influence of nature writing has never been so great and Land Lines, a major new research project, is asking people across the UK to help find the n …

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John Lewis-Stempel wins the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for the second time

August 3, 2017

John Lewis-Stempel’s Where Poppies Blow – The British Soldier, Nature, The Great War has today been announced as the winner of the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, which celebrates the best books about nature and UK travel. As the world marks the cen …

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