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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 editorial@theoldie.co.uk by November 28, 2021.

Please mark it JEREMY LEWIS PRIZE.