Thursday, 21 January 2016

The Bridport Prize, deadline 31 May 2016

My followers may be interested to know that the Bridport Prize is now open for entries, full details below including what the judges are looking for:

The Bridport Prize - January 2016
Find out what the 2016 judges are looking for.
Feeling inspired to enter the competition? Read what our judges look for in a really great piece of writing.
2016 Judges
Success for 2015 BP winners.

Congratulations to Flash Fiction winner Kit de Waal whose first novel ‘My Name is Leon’ is published by Viking in June. Kit was recently featured an Observer article Meet the new faces of Fiction for 2016 which can be read on the Guardian website here
Kit also won the top Flash Fiction prize in 2014.

Congratulations also to Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, winner of the Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award for a First Novel who has since been shortlisted for the International Historical Novel Society award for 2015 - 16. As part of her prize, Kelleigh is being mentored through The Literary Consultancy’s Chapter & Verse scheme and will be blogging about her writing journey on the website shortly.
You can purchase copies of our anthologies online including PDF downloads.
Why not visit the book store.
Prize draw winner
Jonathan Knowles from London has won a copy of the 2015 anthology and had his entry fee reimbursed. Jonathan’s name was picked at random from people entering the competition by 31 December 2015.
Read the opening chapters of Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, winner of the 2015 Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award for a First Novel
THE 2016 

The 2016 competition is
open for entries.

For full details, please see our competition rules

Should you have any queries about the competition, check our frequently asked questions, or contact the competition administrator, Kate Wilson:
Closing date 31 May 2016 at midnight BST


the Bridport Prize · PO Box 6910 · Bridport, Dorset DT6 9BQ · United Kingdom

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