15 June 2021
Win a £10,000 first prize in the new biennial contest for contemporary nature writing
The Nature Chronicles Prize is a new, international prize for essay-length, non-fiction nature writing that responds to the world we live in and if necessary, challenges established notions of nature writing. The prize is a memorial to nature writer Prudence Scott, who died in 2019. Her trust is sponsoring the prize.
The winner will receive £10,000 and five runners up will each win £1,000. All winning entries will be published in an anthology.
To enter, submit original, unpublished non-fiction prose on any aspect of what the writer considers to be nature writing, between 2,000 and 8,000 words. Essays, diaries and extracts from unpublished books may all be submitted.
The entry fee is £15 per submission, which includes a copy of the resulting anthology.
The competition opens for entries on 15 June, and closes on 15 January 2022.
For full details see the website.