The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019


28th June 2019

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone worldwide who has not yet published a complete book.

The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 is organized by Wasafiri  literary magazine.

The prize is judged in three categories: Fiction, Poetry, and Life Writing.

The word limit is 3000 maximum (or a maximum of 5 poems). Work submitted must not have been previously published (this includes self-publishing and publishing on websites, personal or otherwise).

Entry fees
A single entry costs £6, two entries are £10 and three entries are £15. 

The winners of each category will be published by Wasafiri in print and online and receive a £1,000 cash prize.

Please visit to learn more about the competition.