Creative writing award: W&A Working Class Writers Prize

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05 March 2019
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Writers & Artists has launched a new prize for unpublished working class writers

 

Writers & Artists has launched a new prize for unpublished working class writers

The winner will receive editorial feedback from writer and competition judge Natasha Carthew, who is a passionate advocate of working class writing, and a place on a W&A How To Get Published event at Bloomsbury Publishing. The winner will also receive a book in the W&A Writing Companion series and a copy of the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook. Five shortlisted writers will receive W&A book prizes.

To be eligible, writers must be unagented and unpublished. To enter, submit a writing extract up to 2,000 words (ideally the beginning of a work in progress), a synopsis, and a 200-word description of your writing background and how you self-identify as a working class writer.

The closing date is 10 June.

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For full details see the website.

 

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