The Lucy Cavendish College Fiction Prize
Who can enter? Women over the age of 21 (reflecting the College’s intake), living in the UK.
What should they send? The first 30 pages of their unpublished novels, and a synopsis.
What are the judges looking for? Work that marries literary merit with “unputdownability”. Literary and genre fiction are equally welcome.
Entry fee: £10.
Prizes: The winner will receive £1,000, and, along with all those shortlisted, a half-hour consultation with agent, Madeleine Milburn. All those placed are also invited to a prize-giving dinner with the judges, College Fellows and industry specialists.
Judges: Madeleine Milburn (top literary agent) and Dr Lindsey Traub (English Scholar and Emeritus Fellow of Lucy Cavendish)
Closing date: 12 March 2014
Anyone entering should read the full terms and conditions, which can be found here: www.lucy-cav.cam.ac.uk/fictionprize