THE 2020 RICHARD BOOTH MEMORIAL PRIZE
This is an annual non-fiction competition, open to members and non-members of Hay
Writers’ Circle. Pieces of 600-1500 words on any non-fiction theme are accepted. Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place.
We are absolutely delighted that Rib Davis will be judging the competition this year.
Rib is a playwright, oral historian, author, director and community arts worker. He has published two books on writing: Writing Dialogue for Scripts and Creating Compelling Characters for Film, TV and Radio. He has edited books on oral history and fiction. He has written scripts for Radio 3 and 4, and scripts for the TV programme The Bill. He has a particular interest in oral history and was the National Life Stories Goodison Fellow 2018-2019. Much of his theatre work is oral history based and he has directed several large community plays.
This is a great opportunity to get feedback from an experienced writer.
His website is www.ribdavis.com
If you wish to submit a piece, the fee is £5, payable by cheque or BACS. All details are on the entry form which you can download from this site. Click Here —> non-fiction form
Word count for this competition is 600 words minimum and 1500 words maximum and the theme is entirely open, so why not put pen to paper and have a go.
The closing date for entries is 30.06.2020.