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28 July 2022

James Cropper Wainwright Prize 2022 shortlists announced

Inaugural Children’s Nature and Conservation Prize shortlist includes 2020 Nature Writing Prize winner, Dara McAnulty; bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave; and 2022 Yoto Carnegie Medal winner, Katya Balen
23 June 2022

James Cropper Wainwright Prize 2022 longlists announced

Helen Musselwhite announced as official James Cropper Wainwright Prize paper artist for 2022
17 June 2022

2022 James Cropper Wainwright Prize Judges revealed as new children's award launches!

The Prize has been rebranded the James Cropper Wainwright Prize and a new logo has been created following a multi-year commitment from the papermaker.
7 September 2021

2021 winners’ announced for The Wainwright Prize for Nature and Conservation Writing, sponsored by James Cropper

English Pastoral by James Rebanks is the winner of the UK Nature Writing Prize. Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake is winner of the Global Conservation and Climate Change Prize.
9 August 2021

2021 Featured Artist: Dorien Brouwers

Getting to know Dorien Brouwers, The Wainwright Prize featured Artist and Illustrator for 2021
4 August 2021

2021 Shortlist Announcement

Shortlists announced for the 2021 Wainwright Prize sponsored by James Cropper