Enter the 2018 Wasafiri New Writing Prize

Thank you to all of those who entered the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018. It has now closed for submissions.

The shortlist will be announced on October 2nd 2018 and the winners will be announced at the prize-giving ceremony on October 25th.

This year our judges include Malika Booker, who will be judging the poetry, Kerry Young, who will be judging the fiction, and Elleke Boehmer, who will be judging the life writing category. Wasafiri Editor-in-Chief Susheila Nasta will chair the judging panel.

If you missed the deadline to submit to the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018, Wasafiri still accepts year round submissions to the magazine. Submission details can be found here.

To read previously shortlisted Wasafiri New Writing Prize entries and interviews with previous winners, please click here.

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