Spread the Word Life Writing Prize
Details: This competition from Spread the Word in association with Goldsmith’s Writing Centre is open to new and emerging writers aged 18 or over. Write up to 5000 words, about someone’s own life journey or experiences (see further explanations on the website). It doesn’t have to be all prose – it can contain elements of poetry, and/or illustrations. Your entry may be a self-contained item or an extract from a longer work. The writing must be unpublished, although you can have had six professional publishing credits in fiction, life writing or poetry.
Entry Fee: Free to enter.
Deadline: 5th February 2017.
Prizes: 1st – £1,500, an Arvon course, a 2-year membership to the Royal Society of Literature and a meeting with an agent or editor. Runners-up (2) – £500 and a meeting with an agent or editor
Good luck, and let us know how you get on.
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