Creative writing competition: The JKP Writing Prize


17 March 2020
The new creative writing award from Jessica Kingsley Publishers is for non-fiction by trans and non-binary writers

Unpublished and unagented writers who identify as trans or non-binary are invited to send own-voices stories on the theme of ‘trans everyday’.

Submissions should be essays between 1,500 and 3,000 words. The judges include Sabah Choudry, Meg-John Barker, Yvy DeLuca and Juno Roche. Selected writers will be published in an anthology and get £150.

All entries must be original and unpublished.

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The closing date is 3 May.

For full details see the website.


Get to know the genre of creative non-fiction to give your life writing and own-voices stories the best chance of success.