Writers & Artists Working-Class Writers’ Prize
Deadline October 2 (must be received by this date), formerly July 18. Neutral free contest gives 200 pounds prize, mentoring sessions, networking event opportunities, a complimentary one-year membership to The Society of Authors, and various Bloomsbury books to an unagented and uncontracted UK or Republic of Ireland resident age 18+ who self-identifies as a writer from a working-class background, for a writing sample (2,000 words maximum) that must be the beginning of an unpublished prose work-in-progress. Aside from the writing sample mentioned earlier, entrants are also required to submit a one-page synopsis for the full manuscript and a 200-word piece of writing about themselves and why this prize speaks to them. Submit these materials using the sponsor's online entry form. Sponsored by Bloomsbury Publishing, publisher of The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook, an annual directory of markets and advice for writers.
Published: June 14, 2023