Previous winners of the Paul Torday Memorial Prize

2021 Kathy O'Shaughnessy for In Love with George Eliot (Scribe UK)
Runner-up: Karen Raney for All the Water in the World (John Murray, Two Roads)

2020 Donald S. Murray for As the Women Lay Dreaming (Saraband) 
Runner-up: Gaby Koppel for Reparation (Honno Press)

2019 Anne Youngson for Meet Me at the Museum (Doubleday) 
Runner-up: Norma MacMaster for Silence Under a Stone (Doubleday Ireland)