彼岸 Bi’an- The Bi’an Award 2019

The Bi’an Award is a new writing competition open to UK-based writers of Chinese heritage and supported by Arts Council England, Arvon and Stand magazine. The Prize is open to writers of Chinese heritage writing in English and resident in the UK and 18 years old and over at the time of the closing date.

Writers may submit poems of up to 20 lines, a short story of up to 1000 words, or a five-minute script, in English. The editors of Stand, Elaine Glover, John Whale and Jon Glover, and writer, Yan Ge, will judges. Prizes include free places on the Bi’an Arvon residential writing course, April 1st  – 6th 2019, and publication in the prestigious international literary magazine, Stand.

Entries submitted can be on any subject, and written in any style or form. However, they do not recommend submitting poems, stories or scripts written for children. Entrants may enter up to three short stories, poems or scripts in each category. Entries must never have been published, performed or broadcast, nor winning or placed (as in 2nd, 3rd, runner up) in any other competition. Entries long-listed or short-listed in other competitions are eligible for the Bi’an Award.

Winners will be announced at the Bi’an industry networking event at Northern Stage Theatre on 1st December 2018 and winning entries will be published in the June 2019 issue of Stand.

 

Deadline 

12 midnight (UK time) on October 26th, 2018.

 

https://bi-an.org/bian-awards/

Published on:
21 Sep 2018

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