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Announcing the Word Factory Apprentice Award 2017

2017-mentor-photosWe are delighted to announce the details for our 2017 Apprentice Award – a unique opportunity open to writers throughout the UK with a passion for the short story.

Four writers will be selected to be individually mentored by leading authors for FREE* and join the Word Factory team, joining all our events and classes.

This year, our mentors are: Alexei Sayle, Zoe Gilbert, Nikesh Shukla and Jarred McGinnis.

We are accepting submissions from December 1st to January 22nd, 2017.
The Word Factory judges, Cathy Galvin and Paul McVeigh, will announce the finalists at our first salon of the year on February 25th, 2017.

For submission guidelines, and more information, please visit the apprenticeship page.

*Please note: there is a small admin fee but a year’s mentoring and Word Factory membership is entirely free. Admission is free to the unwaged.

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