enfrdeitptrues

2023 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award

Description

Posted on 18 January 2023 

Deadline 
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.

Short description
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. 

Judges will be Abdulrazak Gurnah, Claire Adam and Annalena McAfee.


Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

Prizes
The winner receives £10,000 and the two shortlisted authors £1,000 each.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.