Longform essay competition open [Worldwide]

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 in Specialized Topics

Writers ages 35 and younger can compete for a prize.

The Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize seeks to discover the world's best young talent in longform essay writing.

Entries must be in English and have no more than 3,500 words. Any nonfiction topic will be accepted, but the work must not have been previously published in any language.

The winner will receive GBP1,000 (US$1,315), an e-publication with Bodley Head and a mentoring session with the FT/Bodley Head. Two runners-up will each receive GBP300 (US$394) and an e-publication.

The deadline is Sept. 24.