The Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize has been launched to support unpublished BAME authors under 25 based in the UK.
- Entrants must be based in the UK, and identify as Black, Asian, Arabic or otherwise not-white.
- Entrants must be under 25 at the time of submission.
- Entrants must not have published a book with a publisher at time of entry, or be under contract to do so.
- Entrants must supply 100 words on why the opportunity would be useful to them, 1,000 words of their fiction manuscript (finished or unfinished), and a 300 word summary of their manuscript.
How to enter:
To participate, send:
- Up to 1,000 words of your fiction manuscript (finished or unfinished)
- a 300 word summary of the manuscript
- 100 words on why you’d find the support helpful
- The winner will get a chance to meet Bad Form’s panel of mentors comprising literary agents, publishers and authors
- A package of books by Black, Asian, Arabic and non-white authors
- Tickets to Writing Our Legacy’s writing events
Deadline: 11.59pm on Monday 6 July