Writeidea Prize launches today
First Prize: £500 | Five finalists’ prizes: £100 each
and Tower Hamlets Prize: £500
The Writeidea Prize is a new national short story prize. The six finalists and local winner will be invited to read their stories alongside the judge, Alex Wheatle, at the Writeidea Festival on Sunday 16 November 2014 at 2:00pm.
Judge: Alex Wheatle is the author of several novels including Brixton Rock and Brenton Brown. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature in 2008. Here’s Alex talking about his work and the Writeidea Festival.
Length: Stories must be a maximum of 4,000 words (no minimum).
Closing date: 31 July 2014
Entry fee: £5.00
For more details visit writeideafestival.org/short-story-competition/