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PRIZE Champions 

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CWIP is indebted to these clevers

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CWIP thanks these wonders for getting us on the ladder 

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The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society is a not-for-profit membership organisation set up in 1977 by writers for the benefit of writers. How to join ALCS.

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Creative. Connected. Courageous. With more than 100 years' experience, TEF Gold standard teaching, professional facilities, peerless connections and a vibrant creative community, we’re not afraid to do things differently. We are home to the first MA in Comedy in the UK.

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The prize for the Unpublished Category Winner will be a publishing contract with HarperCollins with a £5,000 advance. The publisher reserves the right to publish in the format of their choice.

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The University of Hertfordshire is a vibrant, inclusive, campus-based institution. The teaching expertise was awarded top gold ranking in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) See for more information on the MA in Creative Writing.

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The i is the UK’s concise, quality national newspaper. Specialist curation has been a key part of i’s daily briefing for readers since the launch in 2010. Analysis by the industry body PAMCo consistently shows i to be one of the UK’s most trusted newsbrands.   

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Scrivener is the go-to app for writers of all kinds. Used every day by best-selling novelists and aspiring writers alike, Scrivener unites everything needed to write, research, and arrange your manuscript in a single, powerful package. Scrivener is available for iOS, macOS and Windows, allowing you to take your manuscript with you, wherever you go.

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The Writers’ Guild is a Trade Union representing professional and emerging writers in TV, film, theatre, radio, books comedy, poetry, animation and videogames. 

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With a massive CWIP thank you to Clare Parsons and Tony Langham on behalf of Lansons.


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