Category: Cycle 3

  • 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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