HELEN LEDERER'S

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COMEDY WOMEN IN PRINT

The UK & Ireland's first comedy literary prize

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Announcing with a clap and shout 
and a singular whoop

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 The Unpublished Winners are published by Harper Collins and receive an advance and huge attention. The Unpublished runner upper's win a place on an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire and an MA in Comedy at Falmouth University.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

Judges of the Published Comedy Novel 

Judges of the Unpublished Comedy Novel 

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Dates for your Diary...

Monday 12th April 2021
Entries Open
 

Friday 28th May 2021
Entries Close

Wednesday 21st July 2021
Longlist Announced

Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Shortlist Announced

Monday 8th November 2021
Winners Event 

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