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Commonwealth Debut Novel and Short Story Contest

If you come from any one of the Commonwealth Group of countries, there’s a contest in it for you. From the press release:

“Awarded for best first book, the Commonwealth Book Prize is open to writers who have had their first novel (full length work of fiction) published between 1 January and 31 December 2011. Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £10,000. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2000-5000 words). Regional winners receive £1,000 and the overall winner receives £5,000. The winners will be announced in June 2012.”

Details at http://www.commonwealthwriters.org.

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