21 June 2023
The prize includes a £300 paid nature writing commission
The competition from Octopus Publishing Group imprint Gaia, Class Nature and the Working Class Writers Festival is for new nature writing by unpublished writers who identify as working class.
The winner will receive a £300 commission to write a National Parks-inspired piece for Viewpoint Magazine, a year's membership to Campaign for National Parks, a free Arvon course, three mentoring sessions with a Gaia commissioner and a book bundle from Octopus. Six shortlisted writers will each receive an Octopus bundle.
To enter, send up to 1,000 words of original nature writing (fiction, non-fiction or poetry).
Entry is free.
The closing date is 14 July.
For full details see the website.