£500 for first place. Winners receive £500 in travel vouchers and a weekend trip to the Borders Book Festival in Melrose.
The UKs only creative writing prize specifically for budding historical writers. Judges are looking for an engaging piece of short fiction from writers aged between 11 and 19, which is set in a time before they were born. Stories of between 800 and 2000 words can now be submitted until the closing date of 31st October 2019. Please see website for further information.