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Creative writing competition: New Welsh Writing Awards

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This year's £1,000 prizes are for dystopian novellas and writing with a Welsh theme or setting

The New Welsh Writing Awards are for new short unpublished books. Each category has a £1,000 prize as an advance against publication by New Welsh Review under the New Welsh Rarebyte imprint. Runners up receive a £300 voucher towards a residential course at Ty Newydd, and third prize winners get a weekend stay at Gladstone's Library in Flintshire.Up to 12 runners up will be considered for publication in New Welsh Review at the standard fee of £170.

• The Aberystwyth University Prize for a Dystopian Novella is for dystopian novellas set anywhere.

• The Rheidol Prize for Writing with a Welsh Theme or Setting may be given for fiction or non-fiction.

All entries must be original and unpublished, and may be between 5,000 and 30,000 words.

The fee per entry is £10.

The closing date is 4 February.

For full details see the website.

 

 

 

 

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