06 August 2021
The annual competition for fiction and non-fiction is for writers aged 18-25
Writers entering the annual competition are asked to explore the contemporary relevance of a quotation from Benjamin Franklin. This year's quote is:
'Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as as publick Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.' Silence DoGood, No.8, The New-England Courant (1722)
There is a first prize of £750 and a runner-up prize of £500. Winning entries will be published on the Benjamin Franklin House website.
Enter original, unpublished fiction or non-fiction between 1,00 and 1,500 words.
Entry is free. Each writer may submit one entry.
The closing date is 31 October 2021.
For full details see the website.