July 16, 2024

Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2024

Deadline: July 1, 2024

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone who has not published or signed a contract to publish a book-length work of fiction, life writing, or poetry, except for self-published works or poetry chapbooks.

Short description

The competition is organized by Wasafiri, a quarterly British literary magazine.

The prize is judged in three categories:
Life Writing

The word limit is 3000 words.

Entries must not have been previously published in any form (excluding live performances or shares on personal blogs or social media channels).

Entry fees
A single entry costs £12, two entries are £16.

Winners in the three categories – Fiction, Life Writing and Poetry – will be awarded a prize of £1000, and publication in Wasafiri magazine.


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