Saturday, 18 June 2016

Prolitzer Prize for Prose Writing, 2016 #seanocarolan #Writing #contest


Winner: £200, Publication in Prole 21 in December 2016

Publication on the Prole website

2 x runner up prizes of £50, publication in Prole 21

Publication on the Prole website


Angela Readman – please see below.

Time scale

We will receive entries from April 1st 2016 to October 1st 2016

Winners will be announced in issue 21 of Prole in December 2016 and on our website by December 15th 2016.


We are, as ever, open regarding style and content. What we are after is fiction or creative nonfiction that epitomises the editorial values of Prole: to make writing engaging, accessible, entertaining and challenging. Quality is all.

Word limit 2500.

All work must be the original work of the writer and be unpublished.


£4.00 for first entry, £3.00 for any subsequent entries.

How to enter

Via our website and email – preferred.

Make the correct payment using the PayPal button, below.

Email your entry, including the text and PayPal transaction number within the body of the email, to:

By post

Make a cheque (GBP only, please) payable to

P Robertson for the correct amount and mail along with entry to:

P Robertson

27 Thornton Ave





Any profits made from our competition help to support the work we do at Prole. We are independent; we receive nor seek funding.

Please select number of entries.

Angela Readman's stories and prose have won The Costa Short Story Award, The National Flash Fiction Competition, Inkspill, the Fish Short Memoir Prize, and been placed in The Asham Prize, The Short Story Competition, The Bath Story Award, and The Manchester Fiction Prize. She has had prose published in Mslexia, Prole, Black and Blue, Matter, and anthologies including The Bristol Prize, and Unthology (Unthanks.)

Her debut collection, Don't Try This it at Home (And Other Stories) won a Saboteur Award in 2015, and The Rubery Book Award. She also writes poetry, her collection is out with Nine Arches in November 2016.

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