Northern Writers Awards

Writers based in the North of England are invited to submit their work-in-progress to the Northern Writers’ Awards 2019.

The Northern Writers’ Awards are for work-in-progress and exist to recognise talent and support new work towards publication or broadcast. The awards are the largest of their kind in the UK and have a reputation for identifying some of the best unpublished writing in the country. There are awards for writers of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and television at different stages of their careers, including young people. Awards can include publication; mentoring; developmental support; and cash awards to buy time to write.

Specifically, the Matthew Hall Award and Young Northern Writer Award may be of interest to playwrights and their are poetry and script writing awards.



11.59pm 7 February 2019. 


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Published on:
14 Dec 2018


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