october, 2019

31oct1:00 am1:00 amFeaturedDeborah Rogers Foundation Writers AwardUK Entry Fee: Free
Max word count: 25,000
Top Prize: £10,000

Event Details

An award of £10,000 will be presented to a first-time prose writer whose submission demonstrates literary talent and who would benefit from financial support to complete their work. Each runner-up receives £1,000.

Open only to writers who have not previously published or self-published a full-length book of prose (with the exception of a collection of poetry).

Entrants must write in the English language and reside within the British Commonwealth and Eire.

Submissions should take the form of 20-25,000 thousand words of a work in progress, fiction or non-fiction, which is not under option or contract.

The Judges of the 2020 Award will be Ian Rankin (Chair), Sarah Perry and Max Porter.

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