Val Wood Prize for Creative Writing 2023: The Tide
Entries are now being accepted for The Val Wood Prize for Creative Writing 2023: The Tide. This year, they are back with a brand new theme and a brand new judging panel. Having previously been associated with Hull Libraries, the competition is now solely independent and all of its entries will be received by and judged directly by the competition’s namesake, Val Wood.
They are looking to receive entries that focus on the ebb and flow of the ocean and the rivers that lead to it, as The Tide itself rolls in as the central focus of this year’s competition. They are looking for entries packed with originality and creativity that paint a picture and take the reader on a memorable journey. The story can cover any genre as long as it is not unnecessarily violent or gruesome. The competition, is open to anyone over 16 years of age.
- Open to anyone in the world over 16 years of age.
- Your entry must adhere to an overall word-count of 1500.
Duration and Benefits
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- The winner of the competition will receive £100 and a signed copy of The Hungry Tide. The winning entry will be published on the website valwood.co.uk and shared via various social media outlets.
- There will be two further prizes and the winners will receive signed copies of the Hungry Tide upon it’s re-release in October.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the button below or click this link
Deadline: August 31st, 2023
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