You can now enter your poems for The Women's Poetry Prizes run by The PoetryBook Society and Mslexia. Winners receive publication, mentorship, and up to £2,000 . Deadline 16 September
The HWA & Sharpe Books Unpublished Novel Award will be given for an original, unpublished manuscript of historical fiction. The winner will receive a publishing contract with Sharpe Books and £500. There are two further prizes of £100. Novels may be any genre, including mystery, crime, adventure, romance or literary, as long as the majority of the story is set at least 35 years in the past. Manuscripts should be between 40,000 and 100,000 words. Writers entering the competition may be published or unpublished. Each entrant will be offered a consultation with Sharpe Books MD Richard Foreman.
The Kindle Storyteller Award 2019 is a literary prize recognising outstanding writing. It is open to writers publishing in English in any genre, who publish their work through Kindle Direct Publishing between 1st May and 31 August 2019. Readers play a significant role in selecting the winner, helped by a panel of judges including various book industry experts.