BlackInk New Writing Competition

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Deadline for entries is Monday 6th June, 2022

Serendipity and Writing East Midlands are looking for creative writers from the African and African Caribbean Diaspora to submit short stories for the 2022 edition of BlackInk’s New Writing Competition.

Serendipity and Writing East Midlands are looking for creative writers from the African and African Caribbean Diaspora to submit short stories for the 2022 edition of BlackInk’s Writing Competition.

 

The judges for the 2022 edition are Rashida Seriki, Mike Gayle, and Jacob Ross. Scroll down for further details.

 

The initiative seeks to showcase new short fiction; applicants are invited to submit stories of up to 2,000 words for consideration.  Two winning short stories will be published in BlackInk magazine for Black History Month in October 2022 and each writer will receive £500 in prize money.

 

In addition, both writers will be given free entry to The Writers’ Conference, which is organised annually by Writing East Midlands to give new writers access to leading publishing industry professionals.

 

 

To apply for this competition applicants should:

 

+ Complete the application form including a short biography.

 

+ Submit a finished short story, a maximum of 2,000 words. The story should be fiction, written as prose, previously unpublished and the applicant’s own original idea.

 

+ Deadline for applications: Monday 6th June 2022, 5pm (BST)

 

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