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Application Guidelines

Deadline for receipt of application/submission:

May 20-27, 2023: apply before midnight, January 30, 2023

  • Applicants submit a sample of their best, unpublished prose or a one pager of the project they would like to work on.

  • Submission must be typed, double-spaced and 12 pt. On the first page of the manuscript, applicants must provide the following:

    • Top left side of page: Indicate Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir and indicate what you are submitting (novel chapter(s), story or stories, essay or essays, memoir chapter(s), nonfiction book chapter(s), etc.)

    • Top center of page: Word count for submitted manuscript. (Submission ms., excluding synopsis, must be less than 5,000 words).

    • Top right side of page: Your name in the upper right-hand corner of each page. (Please use your actual name, not the name you write under).

    • Your brief bio.

  • Attach a digital file (PDF or Word.doc) of your submission and email to

  • A £50 reading fee will be due with submission.

    • Pay online with a credit card or via PayPal

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