February 28, 2019

World-class travel writers gathered to witness Colin Thubron CBE receive the prestigious Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing.  An acclaimed British travel writer and novelist for nearly five decades, his books have been translated into...

January 10, 2019

The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (ESTWA) exist to recognise the best travel writing in the world.  Nominations include both multi-award winning titles and debut authors certain to captivate and inspire readers, provoke new thoughts and offer fresh perspectives...

February 1, 2018

Jan Morris CBE, FRSL, ex-soldier, journalist, and novelist, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to travel writing by The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, in association with luxury tailor made travel specialist Hayes & Jarvis. Having spent more t...

January 10, 2018

  • 43 titles whisk readers to over 150 countries across seven categories

  • Celebrating both multi-award winners and inspirational debut authors from over 15 countries

The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, in association with luxury tailor made travel special...

December 20, 2017

Celebrating excellence in travel writing across the world, The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards announces its association with luxury tailor made specialist Hayes & Jarvis, and the judges for its 2018 awards. The shortlist, selected by a team of judges including a...

February 2, 2017

Michael Palin, the writer, actor and Monty Python star who became Britain’s favourite traveller following phenomenally successful BBC series and books such as Around the World in Eighty Days and Pole to Pole, was tonight presented with the Edward Stanford Award for Out...

January 17, 2017

Two writers offering different takes on modern America in the dying days of the Obama administration are competing alongside books that take in the Welsh Hills, the London to Bristol rail line, food around the globe and the very concept of why we travel, on the shortli...

January 6, 2017

Two literary giants find themselves in the running for the Fiction (with a sense of place) Book of the Year in shortlists for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards announced today. The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel, author of 2002 Man Booker winner Life...

December 12, 2016

Travel writers, adventurers, novelists and broadcasters with “millions of miles worth of travel experience” join retailers and editors in judging panels announced today, Monday 12th December 2016, for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. Travel writer and biograp...

November 18, 2016

Bradt Travel Guides have long been committed to the promotion of travel-writing talent – indeed, we’ve held a travel-writing competition annually for over two decades. Now we are teaming up with the Edward Stanford awards to search for our ‘New Travel Writer of the Yea...

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