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Working Class Writers – win with your work in progress

Writers & Artists are running the Working-Class Writers’ Prize again this year, with award-winning author Lisa McInerney as the judge.

To Enter

  • Submit the beginning of an unpublished work-in-progress. This can be in any genre but must appear as prose, be no more than 2,000 words in length, and attached to your email in a .doc or .pdf format
  • A one-page synopsis that corresponds with the full-length version of your current work-in-progress, attached to your email in a.doc or .pdf format
  • A description of up to 200 words outlining your writing background and how you self-identify as a working-class writer. This should be written in the body of your entry email, and finish with your name and contact details. 


Midnight Monday 15th June 2020


  • Year-long writing mentoring from judge Lisa McInerney
  • A cash prize of £200
  • One year’s free subscription to The Society of Authors
  • Free admission to any one-day W&A event 
  • The latest edition of either the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook or Children’s Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook
  • One copy of the Writers’ & Artists’ Guide To Getting Published and Writers’ & Artists’ Guide To How To Hook an Agent

Five shortlisted entries will be announced, and each writer will also receive a copy of one of our latest Yearbooks, W&A Writing Guides, as well as a year’s free subscription to The Society of Authors.

Lots more information HERE

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