The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature

Key facts

Prize money: £3,000

Key dates

Submissions deadline: 01/08/2019
Winner(s) announced: 15/11/2019

Established in 1983 to commemorate the lives of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker, the Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust celebrates their legacy by awarding the annual Award for Mountain Literature and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature is awarded annually to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, the central theme of which is concerned with the mountain environment.
David Roberts won the prize in 2018 with Limits of Known. 
The prize for 2019 will be £3,000 and will be awarded to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, the central theme of which is concerned with the mountain environment. The emphasis will be on literary merit and the judges may withhold the prize if they do not consider any entry to be of sufficient merit.
Submissions for the 2019 award closes on the 1st of August 2019.