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How to Enter the 2021 Jeremy Lewis Prize

Blog | By The Old Un | Oct 26, 2021

Our much-loved deputy editor and patron saint of The Oldie, Jeremy Lewis, died in 2017, aged 75. In his memory, we run the Jeremy Lewis Prize, worth £500. It rewards the sort of writing that emulates Jeremy’s wit and lightness of touch in his books and journalism.

What to write about

In 400 words, recount a memory (similar to our Memory Lane column). Please begin by saying when the events you describe took place.

How to send your entry

Simply email your entry to by November 28, 2021.

Please mark it JEREMY LEWIS PRIZE.