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New Media Writing Prize 2017
Deadline: Fri 24 Nov 2017
Bournemouth University in association with if: book UK announces the eighth annual New Media Writing Prize, now open for entries from writers working with digital media

This international competition encourages writers working with digital media to showcase their skills. It also aims to provoke discussion and raise awareness of new-media storytelling.

The judging panels are looking for great storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing on a PC or Mac, or a hand-held device such as an iPad or mobile phone. It could be a short story, novel, documentary, or poem, using words, images, film, or animation, with audience interactivity.

There are five awards: Best New Media Writing, Best Student, The Dot Award, and the Gorkana Journalism Awards.

Winning entries which will be published on the high profile new media web-hub, The Literary Platform, the Bournemouth University website and be showcased at the Awards Ceremony in January 2018.

Whether you’re a student, a professional, or simply an enthusiast, anyone can apply. It's an international competition, open to all outside the UK. Entries must be in English.

The deadline is Friday November 24th 2017 12 noon GMT
Closing date for students is Friday 15th December 2017 12 noon GMT.

For full details on what we are looking for, and how to enter, please visit the New Media Writing Prize  website

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