Northern Writer’s Awards applications now open

What is it?

Writers based in the North of England are invited to submit their work-in-progress to the Northern Writers’ Awards 2020.

The Northern Writers’ Awards are for work-in-progress and exist to recognise talent and support new work towards publication or broadcast. The awards are the largest of their kind in the UK and have a reputation for identifying some of the best unpublished writing in the country.

Who should apply?

There are awards for writers of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and television at different stages of their careers, including young people. No experience is necessary to apply.

For scriptwriters the categories include the Channel 4 Writing for Television Awards, with a mentoring placement on Hollyoaks, produced by Lime Pictures and £3000 bursary and the Television Drama Award with a mentoring placement at Bonafide Films and £3000 bursary.

Deadline: 6th February 2020

For full details and to enter visit the Northern Writers’ Awards website

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