23 May, 2024

The Yale Drama Series 2024/ How to Submit (Prize: $10000 + Publication)

The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2024 playwright competition. The winning play will be selected by the series’ current judge, Jeremy O. Harris. The Yale Drama series aims at publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, Yale University Press aids in the discovery and dissemination of light and […]

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Platform Presents Playwright Prize 2023 (Prize: £10,000)

Platform Presents Playwright Prize for 2023 is currently open to playwriters from all over the world.  Platform Presents is a platform for rising start talent: actors, writers and directors, with a particular interest in female voices. They produce theatre, film and television that gives rising star talent the opportunity to meet, learn, network and perform […]

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The 2023 International Radio Playwriting Competition/How to Submit (Prize: £2500 + Paid Trip)

The international Radio Playwriting Competition is open for submission. Writers from around the world are invited to submit their scripts at the 28th International Radio Playwriting Competition. The global competition, hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, offers the unique opportunity for writers to use the medium of audio drama to tell stories […]

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BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for Young African Women at Casa Lorde Pretoria (Awards: R5,000 + More) / How To Apply

Emerging women writers are invited to apply to the amazing BlackBird Books Writers Residency Program for Young African Women. Blackbird books is an imprint of Jacana Media. And this program is being organized in collaboration with Casa Lorde and Eunice Ngogodo Own Voices Initiative. If you have been looking for a publisher, you might want […]

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University of Southampton: Green Stories Writing Competitions 2019 – Apply (Prizes: Up to £4,500 and more)

Throughout the year, the University of South Hampton holds writing contests in the following categories:  stage plays film radio plays book tv interactive fiction They want creative works themed around ‘building a sustainable society’. What genres and sub-genres do the judges consider? They do not discriminate against any genre(s), so you can submit whatever genre […]

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The Jericho Fellowship Prizes 2019 (Awards: £32,000 + an all-expense paid trip to a symposium) / How To Apply

The Jericho fellowship prize 2019 is open to submissions for emerging and established artists in the following creative art fields: Essay writing Playwriting Visual arts And Innovation. Writers are welcome to submit single submissions or series of pieces in any of the aforementioned genres. No entry fee is required. Winners will receive mouth-watering cash prizes […]

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HowlRound Is Currently Accepting Essays About Theatremaking (Pay: $150 per piece)

HowlRound is a “free and open platform’ for anyone who is a part and parcel of the theatre field. Theatre enthusiasts from all over the world are free to submit essays.  Do not send personal attacks, adverts, or previously published essays. What are the editors interested in? . Theatre commoning (Resources managed and produced with generosity […]

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