Prizes and Awards

The TLS-Risa Domb/Porjes Prize

The TLS-Risa Domb/Porjes Prize of £2,000 has been awarded triennially since 1998 and recognises the English translation of a full-length Hebrew book, fiction or non-fiction, of general interest and literary merit.

The Jewish Writers in Translation Programme

Jewish writers from France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the Netherlands work with a dedicated translator on translating a short piece of their work into English. The aim is to showcase the variety of Jewish experiences in contemporary Europe. The Jewish Writers in Translation Programme is supported by the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.

The Jewish Children’s Book Awards for Writing and Illustration

Green Bean Books and Jewish Book Week are pleased to announce the launch of two exciting new prizes for children’s authors and illustrators living in Europe, the UK and Israel. The awards have been established to discover inspiring and relevant stories for young children based on Jewish history, values and traditions.

The Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers' Programme

The Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers’ programme is open to emerging writers over 18 years of age and living in the UK with no more than three years’ experience of being published, who feel they would benefit from the support and insight of a more established writer.