Friday, 23 August 2013

Prolitzer Prize for Prose writing 2013

Prolitzer Prize for Prose writing 2013
Deadline: Mon 30 Sep 2013
Prole are now welcoming submissions for The Prolitzer Prize for Prose Writing
We are looking for fiction and creative nonfiction up to 2500 words that exemplifies the editorial aims of Prole – to make writing engaging, accessible, challenging and entertaining. There is no theme for the competition, just aim for writing that will impact the reader.

We’re very lucky to have Jaki McCarrick as judge. Jaki was recently published alongside Jeanette Winterson and Will Self in Best British Short Stories, 2012 (Salt) and has just released her first solo collection, The Scattering (Seren) – both highly recommended.

Prize
Winner: £140, Publication in Prole 12 in December 2013

2 x runner up prizes of £30, possible publication

Judge
Jaki McCarrick

Jaki was recently published alongside Jeanette Winterson and Will Self in Best British Short Stories, 2012 (Salt) and has just released her first solo collection, The Scattering (Seren) – both highly recommended.

Time scale
We will receive entries from April 1st to September 30th 2013

Winners will be announced in issue 12 of Prole in December and on our website by December 7th 2013

Details
We are looking for prose, fiction or creative nonfiction, of no more than 2500 words that epitomises the editorial values of Prole: to make writing engaging, accessible, entertaining and challenging.

Any theme or subject matter is acceptable – it’s quality that counts.

All work must be the original work of the writer and be unpublished.

Fees
£4.00 for first entry, £3.00 for any subsequent entries.

How to enter

Via our website and email – preferred

Visit the prose competition page at our website and make the correct payment using PayPal.

Email your entry, including the text and PayPal transaction number within the body of the email, to: prosecompetition@prolebooks.co.uk
By post
Make a cheque (GBP only, please) payable to Prolebooks for the correct amount and mail entry to:

Brett Evans

Prolebooks
15 Maes-y-Dre
Abergele
LL22 7HW

Profits
Any profits made from our competition help to support the work we do at Prole. We are independent; we receive nor seek funding.



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