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Thriller writing prize: The Staunch Book Prize

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Running for a second year, the £1,000 prize is for thrillers that do not feature violence against women

The Staunch Book Prize is for novels that offer an alternative narrative to stories based around violence to women. The Staunch Book Prize will be awarded to a novel in the thriller genre in which no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered.

Entries may be traditionally published, self published or unpublished. Authors, agents and publishers may submit entries. Send the first 5,000 words of a completed novel of at least 50,000 words. Completed novels will be called in by the end of August.

The winner of the Staunch Book Prize will get £1,000.

Entry costs £20.

The closing date is 14 July.

For full details see the website.

 

 

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