Women’s Prize for Playwriting receives 1,002 entries!

Now that this year’s submissions for the Women’s Prize for Playwriting have closed, the award organisers tell us that they have received 1002 entries, which is amazing.

What is also amazing is that this prize is the very first which celebrating and championing female and non-binary playwrights in the UK and Ireland.

The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is open to writers who are female or non-binary, aged sixteen or older, and resident in the UK, Republic of Ireland or in a British Overseas Territory, or have a British Forces Post Office address.

The winner receives £12,000 and a full production of their play.

A longlist will be produced in October, a shortlist/ finalists in November, and the winner announced in mid-December.

We look forward to the shortlist, and remember- its never too early to start thinking about your script for next year’s prize!


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