The James Tait Black Prizes
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About the awards

The James Tait Black Prizes, established in 1919, are Britain's longest running literary awards. In 2013 a prize for drama was introduced.

Book prizes

The James Tait Black Prizes recognise the best fiction and biography books of the year.

Drama prize

Ricky Champ as Josef the Fool (left) and Ony Uhiara as Lizaveta in Cannibals.
The James Tait Black Prize for Drama celebrates innovative drama produced worldwide.