Competition 2

Past Search Prize for Non-Fiction



There is a dark side to East Anglian history that includes all manner of thieves, body snatchers, smugglers, fallen women, highwaymen and murderers. Seek out one of these forgotten regional villains and give an account of them in the manner of a Newgate Calendar biography of between 1,500 and 2,500 words.

Deadline 21st January 2020

Free entry for NWC members.  £3 entry fee or non-members.  All entries will receive an expert critique.

All entries must be submitted on one side of A4, double spaced where appropriate.  Work to be unpublished and not entered into previous Circle competitions.

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Entries to be delivered to a meeting or mailed to the NWC Competitions Secretary: