HELEN LEDERER'S

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COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT

The UK & Ireland's first comedy literary prize

we want to read your comedy novels!

Be ready with your witty 
unpublished manuscripts,
or your published hilarity

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ENTRIES for 2022/23 OPEN 5 SEPTEMBER 2022 

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ABOUT
the prize

Now in its fourth successful year, already...

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Comedy Women In Print is the brainchild of comedian, author, actress Helen Lederer. Its aim is to recognise, celebrate and encourage witty women authors.
 

The Published Winner gets a massive amount of love from clever, celebrity judges and a stonking cash prize. The Unpublished Winners are published by Harper Collins and receive an advance and huge attention. The Unpublished runner upper's win a place on an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire and an MA in Comedy at Falmouth University.

Oh, and since you are one of the wittiest writers we've ever met - might you extend some love to our social media and even more wittily, here, to help us continue to do things and make things happen.

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Faye Brann, Rebecca Rogers, Martha Ashby
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Helen Lederer and Dolly Alderton
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ways to get involved

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Enter

We're indecently keen to read your novel...

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2021 Awards Highlights

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Dates for your Diary...

Entries Open

Monday 5 September 2022
 

Entries Close

Friday 14 October 2022

Longlist Announced

Wednesday 14 December 2022

Shortlist Announced

Wednesday 22 February 2023

Winners Event

Monday 17 April 2023

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