The 2014 Wasafiri New Writing Prize is open for entries
The Wasafiri New Writing Prize is open to anyone worldwide who has not published a complete book. We are looking for creative submissions in one of three categories: Poetry, Fiction and Life Writing. To enter, simply fill in the entry form and send it to us with your entry and fee of UK Sterling £6 if entering one category, £10 for two and £15 for three categories. The closing date is 5pm GMT on 25 July 2014.
A maximum of 5 poems can be entered and the word limit for Fiction and Life Writing is 3000. Other terms and conditions apply.
£300 will be awarded to the winner in each category and their work will be published in Wasafiri.
To pay by paypal please click on the link below
Our judges this year are:
Susheila Nasta MBE (Chair) Editor of Wasafiri and Professor of Modern Literature at the Open University
Bidisha Writer and broadcaster who has published with many leading newspapers and presented on the BBC
Inua Ellams Award-winning poet, playwright and performer who has appeared both nationally and internationally
Monique Roffey Award-winning writer and memoirist, author White Woman on the Green Bicycle and Archipelago