Orna Ross Green Stories Novel Prize (UK)

Closing date: 1st December 2022 

The mission is to create a cultural body of work that entertains and informs about green solutions, inspires green behaviour and raises awareness of the necessary transformations towards a sustainable economy.

Open to all adults (18+) of any nationality, as long as the submission is in English and has not been published elsewhere.

The competition is open to novels that are either:

  • Partially complete (at least 50%) in the first draft phase, or
  • Fully complete and unpublished (between 50,000 and 100,000 words).

£1000 for the winner and £500 for runner up, plus half price manuscript appraisal (worth £300-400) for the top three entries.

Judging Criteria:
Entries must conform to the green stories criteria of showing a positive vision of what a sustainable society might look like or include green solutions/policies/characters in the context of an otherwise mainstream story. It does NOT have to have an explicitly green theme.

Entry Fee:

Submission Guidelines:
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