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New Media Writing prize 2013

  • Deadline:
    Nov. 25, 2013, noon
  • Location:
    Bournemouth University, , Dorset, BH125BB, GB

Bournemouth University’s Media School announces the fourth annual New Media Writing Prize, now open for entries

The competition encourages writers working with new media to showcase their skills. It also aims to provoke discussion and raise awareness of new-media writing, the future of the 'written' word and storytelling. The prize has three categories: Overall Winner, Best Student and the People’s Choice.

• £1000, donated by if:book UK for the Overall Winner
• a 3-month paid work-placement at top e-learning company, Unicorn Training, in Dorset, UK, for the Best Student
• £250 for the People’s Choice, voted for by the reading public

The judging panel are looking for great storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing on a PC or Mac, or a hand-held device such as an iPad or mobile phone. It could be a short story, novel, documentary or poem using words, images, film or animation, with audience interaction.