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We are delighted to be working with the Word Factory to offer a short story writer based in the North access to the Word Factory Apprentice programme. This opportunity is open to writers who have not yet published a full-length work of fiction (either novels or short story collections). Previously self-published writers and published authors from other genres such as non-fiction and poetry may apply. 

The Word Factory Northern Apprentice will receive: mentoring from the writer Jessie Greengrass; a £1000 bursary from New Writing North; and access to Word Factory and New Writing North activities. More information about the Word Factory can be found at www.thewordfactory.tv.

To enter this award you should submit a short story, on any theme, of up to 2000 words

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.