Non-fiction competition: The Nine Dots Prize


06 November 2020
The best entry for the competition for creative thinking wins $100,000 and a publication deal

The Nine Dots Prize was set up to provoke creative thinking that tackles issues in contemporary society.

To enter, send a 3,000 word essay responding to this year's question: What does it mean to be young in an ageing world? Also submit an outline structure for the proposed book and a statement of your ability to complete it in seven months.

The winner will receive $100,000 to write a short book expanding on their ideas. The book will be published by Cambridge University Press, who will offer editorial support and assistance to the winning writer.

Entry is free.

The submission deadline is 18 January 2021.

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