DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2024 — Entries are invited for the Chris Meade Memorial UK New Media Writing Prize (NMWP), an international event that encourages and promotes the best in new-media writing.
The organisers are looking for good storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) written specifically for delivery and reading or viewing on a PC or Mac, the web, or a hand-held device such as an iPad or mobile phone.
Entries could be a short story, novel, poem, narrative game, documentary, or transmedia work using words, images, film or animation with audience interaction.
The winning work in each category will receive £1000 while the winner in each of these categories: the Student Award, the Opening Up Award, the Digital Journalism Award, and the Social Good Award will get £500.
The competition is free and open to applicants from around the world.
The deadline for entries is February 1, 2024.
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