Applications close: April 1, 2019
Awarded for the best piece of writing on the topic of ‘Identity’ – the theme of the 2019 Alpine Fellowship Annual Symposium.
The winner and two runners up are invited to attend the Fjällnäs symposium.
Top Prize: £10,000 cash prize and is presented with the award by the poet John Burnside.
£3000 go to the second place
£2000 to the third place.
Open to all nationalities, aged 18 and above.
All genres permitted.
A maximum of 2500 words per entry.
Limited to one entry per person. T
A longlist of 100 entries will be released on May 15th, followed by a shortlist of 25 on June 1st, and the winners on the 15th of June.
The winner of the Prize will develop their play with Papatango over several months, building towards a four week production at Southwark Playhouse in autumn 2019.
The competition is open to anyone resident in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland only.
The script will be published by Nick Hern Books. The writer will receive a royalty of 10% of the gross box office income.
Following the production, the writer will be paid a £6000 commission to create a new play with development support from Papatango.
There is no age limit.
Deadline: 9pm, 17 February 2019.
Full-length plays wanted.
Rough parameters: a minimum running time of 60 minutes OR a script of at least 40 pages OR at least 9,000 words would meet this criterion.