Creative writing prize: #Merky Books New Writers Prize 2022


05 September 2022
Win a publishing contract in the prize for young, unpublished, underrepresented writers

The winner will be offered a publishing contract with #Merky Books.

Shortlisted writers will be invited to a Writers' Camp where they will be able to meet publishing industry professionals, attend workshops and panels and receive individual feedback on their work.

Enter fiction, non-fiction and poetry. All writers entering the prize must be aged 16-30, unpublished and from a background underrepresented in the publishing industry.

To enter, send a 200-word synopsis and a 1,500-word extract of fiction or non-fiction, and a 200-word synopsis and a 500-word extract for poetry.

Entry is free.

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The closing date is 10 September.

For full details see the website.


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