Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018
Open to: writers, with no limits on age, gender, nationality or background
Award: three winners will be published by Wasafiri and receive a cash prize

Description

The Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018 is now open for submissions.

Wasafiri has become the UK’s leading magazine for international contemporary writing.

Wasafiri encourages readers and writers to travel the world via the word. For over three decades, they have created a dynamic platform for mapping new landscapes in contemporary international writing featuring a diverse range of voices from across the UK and beyond. Committed to profiling the ‘best of tomorrow’s writers today’ they simultaneously celebrate those who have become established literary voices, offering a creative space for dialogue and debate.

Eligibility

  • The competition is open to support new writers, with no limits on age, gender, nationality or background.
  • A winner will be chosen by the stellar line-up of judges for each category: Fiction; Poetry; Life Writing.

Award

  • The three winners will be published by Wasafiri and receive a cash prize;
  • They will also be offered the Chapter and Verse or Free Reads mentoring scheme in partnership with The Literary Consultancy (dependent on eligibility).

How to apply?

All entries submitted via the online application form will receive an acknowledgment to confirm receipt. If you require assistance please contact [email protected]

For more information please visit the official website.