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Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2022


Last date
30 June 2022, 5pm BST

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.

Short description
The competition is organized 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).
This year’s judges are: Mary Jean Chan, Marina Salandy-Brown, Francesca Wade, Preti Taneja.
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 and will be published in Wasafiri magazine.

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

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