Submit writing to the Spread the Word Writing Prize

Trafalgar Sq protest cr Judy DarleySpread the Word is an agency seeking out and developing writing talent in London. They’re currently inviting entries of short fiction of up to 8,000 words on the theme ‘Ritual’.

Aim to ensure your words “move, excite, enthrall and inspire” judges Bidisha, Tania Hershman and Courttia Newland and Spread the Word director Sue Lawther.

It’s free to enter, and offers a grand £1,000 prize.

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The closing date is 15th July 2013.