Non-fiction competition: The Plaza Memoir: First Chapters Prize 2024


02 November 2023
The first prize is £1,500 for the opening chapters of an unpublished memoir

The Place Memoir: First Chapters Prize is for the first chapters of original, unpublished or indie-published life writing.

The first prize is £1,500. The winning memoir will be published in an anthology and the writer will receive a one-to-one tutorial and detailed feedback from judge Nicole Treska. There are second and third prizes of £300 and £100.

To enter, send the opening chapters up to 5,000 words and a 300-word synopsis of the memoir.

The entry fee is £20.

The closing date is 31 January.

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For full details see the website.


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