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Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2021


31 May 2021

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

The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize is organised by Wasafiri, a quarterly British literary magazine.

The prize is judged in three categories: FictionPoetry and Life Writing.

The word limit is 3000 maximum.

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

The judging panel comprises: Andrew CowanTishani DoshiHirsh SawhneyChristie Watson.

Entries must be completed through the submissions form.

Entry fees
A single entry costs £10, two entries are £16.

The winners of each category will receive £1,000.

How to enroll
For further information visit the official competition website.

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