FourHubs Poetry Prize 2018 will be judged by Young People's Laureate for London Momtaza Mehri. The prize is open for entries from the April 14th to May 31st 2018. Winner receives £400 plus an online poetry course with Spread The Word.
Online entry fee is £5. Poem must not be longer than 42 lines. Poem must be in Times New Roman size 12 font. Winner will be announced end of June. The prize is only open to writers resident in the UK.
FourHubs Fiction Prize 2018 will be judged by award-winning novelist Diana Evans. The prize is open for entries from the April 14th to May 31st 2018. Winner receives £400 plus a free Professional Development session with Spread The Word.
The maximum word count is 3000 words. One short story per submission and only previously unpublished work will be considered. Winner will be announced end of June. The prize is only open to writers resident in the UK. Online entry fee is £5.
Momtaza Mehri is a poet, essayist, literary studies researcher and Young People's Laureate for London. Her work has been featured (& is forthcoming) in DAZED, Vogue, BBC Radio 4, Poetry Society of America, Mask Magazine and Poetry International. She is a Complete Works Fellow and winner of the 2017 Outspoken Page Poetry Prize. Her chapbook sugah lump prayer was published in 2017
Diana Evans is a British author of Nigerian and English descent. Her bestselling novel, 26a, won the inaugural Orange Award for New Writers and the British Book Awards deciBel Writer of the Year prize. It was also shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel, the Guardian First Book, the Commonwealth Best First Book. Her second novel, The Wonder, is currently under option for TV dramatisation. She is a former dancer, and as a journalist and critic has contributed to among others Marie Claire, the Independent, the Guardian, the Telegraph, Financial Timesand Harper’s Bazaar. Ordinary People is her third novel, and received an Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Award. She lives in London.