News of a new writing award, launched by the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, which accepts entries from around the world. Here are the details:
Welcome to the inaugural UH Writing Award celebrating creative writing and supporting flourishing new talent.The Entry Form and Rules can be downloaded from the site and the deadline for Entries 15 January 2007. Good luck!
The UH Writing Award is free to enter. Entrants are invited to submit a short story of up to 3,500 words on the theme of 'vision'.
1st prize £1,000 2nd prize £500 3rd prize £300 4th prize £200
The winner will also be able to apply for the UH Writing Award three-year scholarship to the University of Hertfordshire, study commencing in 2007. Eligibility terms and conditions apply, these can be viewed on the Entry Form.
The top twenty stories will be published in an anthology by the University of Hertfordshire Press.