The 2020 Frances Copping Memorial Prize for Fiction
Submissions are now invited.
This is an annual fiction competition, open to members and non-members of Hay
Writers’ Circle. Pieces of 600-1500 words on any fiction theme are accepted. Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place.
We are thrilled that Kandace Siobhan Walker will be judging the competition this year.
Kandace Siobhan Walker is a writer and filmmaker based in Wales. Her work has appeared online, in print and on television. Her short film Last Days of the Girl’s Kingdom, produced in collaboration with DAZED and ICA, aired on Channel 4’s Random Acts in 2018. In 2019, her story ‘Deep Heart’ won the Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize.
Her website is kandacesiobhanwalker.com
This is a real opportunity to get feedback from a great writer.
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 the link below to download the 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 Tuesday 17th November 2020.
Enjoyed this article? Interested in reading more?
Don’t forget to follow us by clicking the button below.