New Media Writing Prize 2019 ( £2,000 plus 3 months paid internship at Unicorn Training, Bournemouth, UK)

Application Deadline: Friday November 22nd 2019 @ 12 midday GMT.

The New Media Writing Prize (NMWP) showcases exciting and inventive stories and poetry that integrate a variety of formats, platforms, and digital media. This international prize is now in its 10th year. The prize encourages and promotes the best in new media writing and is leading the way toward the future of the ‘written’ word and storytelling. 

The NMWP has attracted entries from the very best and most innovative writers in the field, from all around the world. For the 2019 competition there will be four prizes: The if:book UK New Media Writing Award, the Unicorn Student Award, the Dot Award, and the Digital Journalism Award. 

Requirements:

Whether you’re a student, a professional, an artist, a writer, a developer, a designer or an enthusiast, the competition is open to all.

It’s also an international competition, open to all outside the UK.

Entries do need to be in English.

Prize:

a. Unicorn Student Award: £750 donated by Unicorn Training – students only!

b. if:book UK New Media Writing Prize: £1000 donated by if:book UK, where the winner may also be a student

c. The Future Journalism Award: £750 offered by Future PLC for innovative and important digital journalism, where the winner may also be a student.

d. The Dot Award: £500 and development support, offered by if:book UK, where the winner may also be a student

e. Skylab Innovation Award, £500 sponsored by Skylab and Bournemouth University – A new award to celebrate 10 years of the New Media Writing Prize and Genarrator. The prize celebrates innovative use of the Genarrator platform (Genarrator-made entries only please!), where the winner may also be a student.

Timeline:

The if:book UK New Media Writing Prize: Friday November 22nd 2019 @ 12 midday GMT.

The Dot Award: Friday November 22nd 2019 @ 12 midday GMT.

Journalism Award: Friday November 22nd 2019 @ 12 midday GMT.

The Skylab Innovation Award: Friday November 22nd 2019 @ 12 midday GMT.

The Unicorn Training Student Award: Friday December 13th 2019 @ 12 midday GMT.

(NB All entries in all categories must be in English. Late entries and/or entries not in English cannot be considered.)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the New Media Writing Prize 2019

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