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text: The Portico Prize with architectural black and white portico

The Portico Prize 2015 has now closed to entries. Thanks to all who have submitted their titles this year. The shortlist will be announced in September 2015.


  1. Entries must be based largely or wholly in the North of England

  2. Entries can be submitted to one or both categories of Fiction (including Poetry) and Non-Fiction

  3. Entries must have been published within the intervening period between prizes

  4. Entries must be submitted by the publisher (see below for entry form)

Download an entry pack here:

For further details please contact the Librarian

text: The Zochonis Charitable Trust & Arts Council England