Category: Cycle 3

  • Soro Soke cover: Q&A with Cambridge University Press Designer Lauren Downing

    24 March, 2022

    Soro Soke: The Young Disruptors of an African Megacity, developed from Trish Lorenz’ 2021/2022 winning entry, is published by Cambridge University Press on 26th May. Designer Lauren Downing describes the process behind the cover for the book, its inspiration and some of the factors the team considered along the way. What was the inspiration behind […]

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  • Q&A with 2021/2022 Nine Dots Prize winner Trish Lorenz

    9 August, 2021

    Did you always want to be a journalist? I always loved writing, even as a child. When I was 10 years old, I wrote a small book called ‘On the lives of chickens’ because I was slightly obsessed with our new chickens. I grew up in Australia but went travelling after university and worked all […]

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  • Extracts from Trish Lorenz’s winning entry

    2 June, 2021

    We are pleased to share two extracts from Trish Lorenz’s 2021/2022 Nine Dots Prize-winning entry. Over the coming year, Trish will develop her essay response into a full-length book to be published by Cambridge University Press in May 2022. The book will be published in a variety of formats, including open access, meaning it will […]

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  • Trish Lorenz wins Nine Dots Prize 2021/2022

    28 May, 2021

    Berlin-based journalist Trish Lorenz has been announced as the winner of the 2021/2022 Nine Dots Prize, receiving US$100,000 and a book deal with Cambridge University Press for her ‘compelling and well-evidenced’ response to the question ‘What does it mean to be young in an ageing world?’ The Nine Dots Prize is a prize for a […]

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  • A note of encouragement from Professor Simon Goldhill

    9 October, 2020

    It is a great honour to be the chair of the Nine Dots Prize Board. The Nine Dots Prize is quite different from any other prize I know. It is not just for an achievement, it’s a prize that changes the way things happen. When we set a provocative and important question, hundreds of people […]

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