Creative writing prize: Eyelands Book Awards

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Win prizes in two categories – published and unpublished

 

Win prizes in two categories – published and unpublished

Submissions are accepted of novels, novellas, poetry and short story collections, children's books, historical fiction, memoir and children's books. There are no restrictions on form or style, but all manuscripts must be in English.

In the published books category, the grand prize is a five-day holiday in Athens (flights not included) plus a handmade ceramic and online publication of extracts. In the unpublished books category, the grand prize is translation into Greek and publication by Strange Days Books, which publishes in Greek and English. There are further finalists' prizes in each category.

The early bird entry fee is $22/€20 until 31 August, and $30/€27 until the closing date of 20 October.

For full details see the website.

 

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