New Welsh Writing Awards 2020: Rheidol Prize for Prose


29 November 2019
Win £1,000 for prose with a Welsh theme or setting

The New Welsh Writing Awards champion short, unpublished books between 5,000 and 30,000 words.

Entries for this year's award has an open theme and may be prose fiction or non-fiction. Now in their sixth year, the sole judge will be New Welsh Review editor Gwen Davies, who is particularly interested to receive responses to history, ie imagined responses to or reimaginings of historical events. She is also interested in manuscripts inspired by inanimate objects and artefacts.

The first prize is £1,000 in each category (fiction and non-fiction) as an advance for an ebook deal published by the New Welsh Review under the New Welsh Rarebyte imprint. The winner will also receive a critique from literary agent Cathryn Summerhayes from Curtis Brown. The runner up will receive a creative writing course at Ty Newydd and the third prize is a two-night stay at Gladstone's Library.

Each entry costs £12.

The closing date is 17 March.

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