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Website Terms and Conditions for Comedy Women in Print Prize

These website terms and conditions give information about the website content and how visitors are and are not permitted to use it.


Welcome to our website.  If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy and Data Policy govern Comedy Women in Print’s relationship with you in relation to this website.  If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please kindly do not use our website.


The term ‘Comedy Women in Print’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered company number is 9985372. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of the website.


The website is intended to provide members of the public and publishing organisations with a means to learn about and enter the Comedy Women in Print Prize.


The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

  • The website uses cookies, information on cookies can be found in the Privacy and Data Policy.

  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.  You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.  It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited.

  • Unauthorised use of this website may give risk to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. This website also includes links to other websites.  These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s).  We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

  • Your use of this website is subject to the laws of England and Wales and any dispute arising out of such use of the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


Prize entry

There are three ways to enter the prize on the website:
1. Members of the public can enter unpublished authors’ manuscripts.

2. Publishers can enter their authors’ novels.

3. Authors can enter their short stories, which may be unpublished or have been recently published within the 18 months prior to the closing date for entries of 14 October 2022.


The competition is open to any woman, writing in the English language, of any nationality over the age of 18 on the closing date (14 October 2022 for the 2022/23 prize). The personal data obtained via each method is different and set out below. 

Any entries that do not meet the eligibility criteria and format requirements will be disqualified.

Unpublished Prize Authors

There are specific competition terms and conditions in conjunction with the prize givers that apply to this competition which can be read here.

There are also specific entry criteria which can be read here


Published Prize Authors
Publishers will be asked to complete the entry form and to submit a PDF to and 2 copies of each book entered via post to the address named in the guidelines.  Further copies will be requested for long listed entries.

In light of the current economic environment and the impact this has had on numerous book prizes, CWIP will require a £20 entry fee from the publisher for each book entered. After submitting your entry/ies we will be in touch to invoice you accordingly. However, if you feel this cost will prohibit the entry on behalf of your author, then please do let us know/get in touch to discuss.

In the event of being successfully selected as a longlisted book, to offset some of the processing costs, £100 will be required from the publisher and a further £100 for shortlisted entries. In the event of being successfully selected as a shortlisted published novel the publisher is required to sticker copies of the Published novel with artwork provided by CWIP. Artwork will also be provided for the winning novel. 

There are also specific entry criteria which can be read here​

Short Story Prize Authors

There are specific competition terms and conditions in conjunction with the prize givers that apply to this competition which can be read here.

There are also specific entry criteria which can be read here

Festive Flash Fiction Competition Terms and Conditions

  • Entries must be in English language. They must be the work of the entrant and must not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere.

  • The competition is international and welcomes non-UK entrants.

  • The competition is open to anyone who identifies as a woman.

  • Entrants must be 16 years of age or older on the closing date.

  • Only manuscripts which are under and within the 250-word limit will be accepted.

  • Copyright remains with the author.

  • The opening date for entries is 07:00 on 6 November 2023 and closes 23:59 on 1 December 2023 (UK time).

  • The winner will be notified by email.

  • Entries, and personal information supplied by the entrant, will be in the manner set out in the Privacy and Data Policy.

  • Comedy Women in Print will hold your personal data and entry for the duration of the prize processing timeline. After this time your personal data will be destroyed with the exception of the details of the winner (Name, contact details, and entry).

  • The results of the competition will be published by Comedy Women in Print, on websites, social media, and any other promotional material. We reserve the right to publish the results in any other means which supports the mission of Comedy Women in Print.

  • The prize will be provided in GBP£, and cannot be exchanged. 

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