31 March 2023
Who may enter?
The competition is open to writers who have not previously published or self-published a full-length book of prose.
Entrants must reside in the British Commonwealth or Eire.
The competition is organizad by the Deborah Rogers Foundation.
An award of £10,000 will be presented to a first-time prose writer whose submission demonstrates literary talent and who would benefit from financial support to complete their work.
Submissions should take the form of 15,000 – 20,000 words of a work in progress. The work can be fiction, non-fiction, children’s or short stories.
The competition is free to enter.
The winner receives £10,000 and the two shortlisted authors £1,000 each.
How to enroll?
For further information visit the official competition website.