£10,000 Poetry and Fiction Prize winners revealed at gala ceremony hosted by Carol Ann Duffy and celebrating ten years of the awards
Sakinah Hofler has been awarded the £10,000 Manchester Fiction Prize. Romalyn Ante and Laura Webb shared the £10,000 Manchester Poetry Prize.
Read our short listed entries and view photos from our prize giving ceremonies
Celebrating Manchester as an international city of writers, finding diverse new voices, and creating opportunities for writer development.
The Manchester Writing Competition offers the UK’s biggest literary awards for unpublished work, offered by the country’s most successful writing school. The Competition was established by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy in 2008 and has awarded more than £155,000 to writers. Each year two £10,000* prizes are awarded: the Manchester Poetry Prize for best portfolio of poems and the Manchester Fiction Prize for best short story. Designed to encourage and celebrate new writing across the globe, the competition is open internationally to new and established writers.
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