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The Discoveries Prize

The Women’s Prize Trust, NatWest, Curtis Brown Literary Agency and Curtis Brown Creative Writing School have partnered to launch the pioneering, Discoveries Prize which seeks fresh and talented female writing voices across the UK and Ireland.

The prize was set up in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

All unpublished women writers aged over 18 are invited to submit the first 10,000 words of their novels into the Discoveries Prize, along with a synopsis, for an opportunity to win £5,000 and literary agent representation. Novels do not have to be finished to be eligible.

Submissions close at midday on 17th January 2021.

The Discoveries Prize is free to enter.

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