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New-Media Writing Prize 2012

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 5, 2012, 11 a.m.
  • Location:
    Bournemouth University, UK, , GB

Now in its third year, the New Media Writing Prize is awarded for:

  • excellent storytelling (fiction or non-fiction)
  • creativity
  • work written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing via digital media
  • entries can include work in the form of short story, novel, documentary or poetry using words, images, film and/or animation with audience interaction.

    In addition to the main prize (open to all), there is a student award and, new for 2012, a People's Choice prize.

    The winner of the main Prize will receive an iPad donated by if:book UK.

    The student winner can choose between a paid internship with if:book UK and an iPad.

    Winning entries will be published on www.ifbook.co.uk, high profile new media web-hub The Literary Platform http://www.theliteraryplatform.com/, the Bournemouth University websites, and will be showcased at the Awards ceremony, to be held at Bournemouth University on November 21st.
    Entry info at http://www.newmediawritingprize.co.uk/
    Previous winners include : Christine Wilks (UK) for 'Underbelly'; Serge Bouchardon and Vincent Volckeart (France) for 'Loss of Grasp'.