The Gordon Burn Prize is supported by NEW WRITING NORTH and individual donation.

The Gordon Burn Longformacus Trust is funded solely by individual giving.

We invite you to join our family of supporters and play a vital role in enabling us to support authors and writers at key moments in their careers.

Our hands on way of working allows us to develop long-term relationships with writers and artists. We value maintaining meaningful and genuinely beneficial working relations and support.

The Gordon Burn Longformacus Trust is a registered charity and your donation directly contributes to the sustainability and future development of the Trust.


As a registered charity we welcome all donations, however large or small. You can even make a donation on behalf of a loved one.

Make a donation by:

One off donation or Standing order

Account Name: Gordon Burn Longformacus Trust Account Number: 31375296. Sort Code: 40 02 10 Bank: HSBC


Gordon Burn Longforamcus Trust, 8 Beaufort Mansions, Beaufort Street, London, SW3.


Tax Effective Giving

Your donation, no matter how large or small, can qualify for tax relief under Gift Aid as long as the donor is a UK tax payer. For example, if you give Gordon Burn Longformacus Trust a donation of £500, we can reclaim an extra £125 from the Inland Revenue, which makes a huge difference to our charity’s income.

Gordon Burn Longformacus Trust 
Registered Charity No. 1140293

The winner of the Gordon Burn Prize was announced at the awards ceremony on March 7th in Gordon's home town of Newcastle.

Huge congratulations to Kathryn Scanlan on winning the 2024 prize with Kick the Latch (Daunt Originals)

Also congratulations to all the shortlisted authors in a very strong year.

Thank you to White Rabbit Books who co-hosted the after party.


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