New Media Writing Prize 2019

The New Media Writing Prize (NMWP) showcases exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. This international prize is now in its 10th year. The prize encourages and promotes the best in new media writing and is leading the way toward the future of the ‘written’ word and storytelling.

The NMWP has attracted entries from the very best and most innovative writers in the field, from all around the world. For the 2019 competition there will be four prizes: The if:book UK New Media Writing Award, the Unicorn Student Award, the Dot Award, and the Digital Journalism Award. The Competition is free and open to any person whatever his/her age or nationality.

The winning works, dependent upon which award it is eligible for, will receive one or more of the following prizes:

  • Unicorn Training Student Award: £750 donated by Unicorn Training,
  • if:book UK New Media Writing Prize: £1000 donated by if:book UK,
  • The Journalism Award: £tbc for the winner,
  • The Dot Award: £500 and development support, offered by if:book UK
  • The Skylab Innovation Award, £500


Friday 22nd November 2019 12 noon GMT

or if a Student entry, by Friday 13th December 2019 12 noon GMT



Published on:
25 Oct 2019


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