28 January 2022
The winner will receive £3,000 as an advance against publication
The competition is for proposals for book-length essays (minimum 25,000 words) by unpublished writers in the UK and Ireland.
The winner will receive £3,000 as an advance against publication by Fitzcarraldo Editions. The winner will also have the opportunity to spend up to two months in residency at the Mahler & Lewitt Stidios in Spoleto. Italy.
Submit a proposal up to 5,000 words. A writing sample up to 5,000 words may also be incldued.
Entry is free.
The closing date is 14 March.
For full details see the website.