The winners, in each category, will receive a cash prize of £500, feedback on a piece of work of their choice from a leading literary agent (or Editor as appropriate)
The winners, in each category, will receive a cash prize of £500, feedback on a piece of work of their choice from a leading literary agent (or Editor as appropriate) and a year’s free membership to the Society of Authors, which includes access to advice and resources on all aspects of the business of writing. Winners will also be offered a session with Society of Authors staff including an introduction to how the Society can support them in their careers as professional authors and covering essential advice on copyright, payment terms and contracts.
Second Prize winners in both categories will receive £150.
Third Prize winners in both categories will receive a one-day course of their choice from Writing School East Midlands.
As a champion of writers from the East Midlands, we will also be offering a regional prize of £100 to the best work in each category from the region. The regional winners will also be offered a year of free membership to The Society of Authors, along with a career development session.
All submissions must be previously unpublished. Full terms and conditions will be here on or before the prize launch day Monday, 25th March 2019.
Submissions for the prize cost £9 for first entries and £7 for each additional entry. There is no limit on entries per person.