Hall & Woodhouse to sponsor DLF Local Writers Competition

We are delighted to announce that Hall & Woodhouse will sponsor the 2018 DLF Local Writers Competion. The award will be known as the Hall & Woodhouse DLF Local Writers Prize. The competion is open to all writers with a connection to the South West who have self published or published a book with an independent publisher within the past 3 years. The judging panel includes leading literary agent Christopher Little and Editorial Director of Atlantic Books, Sara O Keeffe. The shortlist will be announced in May and the prize of £1000 will be awarded at an event in July. For more information on how to submit an entry see https://www.dorchesterliteraryfestival.com/local+writing+submission+form

 

Janet Gleeson: 21st Dec 2017 11:33:00

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