Founded by Ruth Ling in memory of her husband, Clive Ling, in 2000. Mr Ling was a student of English at Royal Holloway University of London and graduated in 1992. He had a passion for creative writing and for poetry, especially. He met his wife while they were both students here and died in 1996.
Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of English to a second year Honours student in Creative Writing, Poetry, for excellent work.
Current prize holder: Gina Strausa