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Press Release: Prizes and Awards
Portsmouth First Fiction Award 2013

Posted at 9:47AM Thursday 22 Nov 2012

The Portsmouth First Fiction Award 2013 is now inviting entries from publishers. The award aims to recognise and reward the best new fiction writing talent and has been created to build on the existing success of the Portsmouth Book Awards for children's writing.

The winner, chosen by members of Portsmouth Library Service reading groups from a pre-selected shortlist will receive a £1,000 prize and will be promoted across the city.

The deadline for entries is Friday 22 February 2013. The shortlist will be announced in May 2013 and the overall winner will be announced at an event during Portsmouth BookFest on Saturday 19 October 2013.

For more information, contact:

Dom Kippin

Literature Development Officer, Portsmouth City Council

Telephone: 023 9284 1667.


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