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COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT

The UK & Ireland's first comedy literary prize

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AWARD

THANK YOU to all the 2021 witty winners for raising the literary laughter and being so comedically brilliant...we need you

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ABOUT
the prize

What started as an idea is now in its third successful year (this is the only bit of text that rhymes).

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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 from ALCS. The Unpublished Winners are published by Harper Collins and receive an advance and huge attention. The Unpublished runner upper's win a place on an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire and an MA in Comedy at Falmouth University.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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Jesse Sutanto Zoom
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...

Sponsor

We can help you help us help you... that's a big helping.

Support

We'd love you to be a CWIP Angel and support witty writers

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Meet the 2021 Judges

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Judges of the Published Comedy Novel 

Judges of the Unpublished Comedy Novel 

 
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Dates for your Diary...

11am

Work on characters
 

3pm

Edit the day before

6pm

Celebrate quality witty content

 

CWIP 2022 watch this interesting space...

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