Opportunity for budding nature writers to explore England’s forests with Forestry Commission England. They're looking for two writers to tell the story of our nation's forests with unique access to forests, development opportunities and £2,500. Particularly interested in hearing from under-represented groups to diversify the voices and stories found in nature writing.
New awards scheme for self-published adult fiction authors, The Selfies Awards. The winner will receive £1,500 and a profile in Book Brunch. Closing date Friday, 21st December.
The Northern Writers’ Awards are open for applications until 7 February 2019. There are a range of awards available. The Awards are only open to writers based in the North of England. The Arvon Award offers a prose writer the chance to undertake an Arvon course. This may be either a tutored or untutored retreat, depending on what you think will be of most benefit to you. Both children’s writers and writers for adults may apply .
The Spread the Word Life Writing Prize opens November 5 to emerging writers living in the UK. Free to enter. Winner will receive £1,500, publication on Spread the Word’s website, an Arvon course, two years’ membership to the RSL and a development meeting with an editor and an agent.