The 2013 Wasafiri New Writing Prize is now open!
The competition is open to anyone worldwide who has not published a complete book in their chosen category. We are looking for creative submissions in one of three genres: Poetry, Fiction or Life Writing. Maximum word limit is 3000, or five poems.
£300 will be awarded to the winner in each category and their work will be published in Wasafiri.
Download ENTRY FORM (doc)
To enter, simply fill in the entry form and send it to us with your entry and fee of UK Sterling £6.00 if entering one category, £10.00 for two and £15.00 for three categories. Entries can be submitted by post to:
(Please mark 'Wasafiri New Writing Prize' on the envelope)
Or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If submitting your entry via email, please include 'New Writing Prize' in the subject header, remember to attach a registration form and paypal receipt or paypal reference number. If paying by cheque, please let us know that payment is in the post. Entries should be submitted as a Word doc attachment, NOT pasted in the body of the email.
Payment can be made by cheque or via paypal by clicking on the 'Donate' link below and entering either £6.00, £10.00 or £15.00 as appropriate in the 'Donation amount' box.
The closing date is 5pm GMT on Friday 26 July 2013
We are delighted that this year's judges will be:
Susheila Nasta MBE (Chair) Editor of Wasafiri and Professor of Modern Literature at the Open University