Non-fiction competition: Pugmill Press Hidden Gem Prizes


25 November 2021
The new contest for local history writing has categories for essay writing and synopsis

The Pugmill Press Hidden Gems Prizes from the independent Pugmill Press celebrate new local history writing and research. Pugmill Press is committed to local history that tells the tales of less-known heritage.

• The essay writing contest is for the best essay between 1,500 and 2,000 words related to any aspect of local history. The winner will receive £75 and their essay will be published in a forthcoming compendium.

• The synopsis prize is for the best 300-word synopsis in relation to a book proposal on a local history topic. The winner will receive £25 and a publication agreement with Pugmill Press.

Entry is free.

The closing date is 22 March 2022.

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For full details see the website.


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