Applications are open for Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize 2021. The prize is awarded for the best piece of writing on the theme of the Alpine Fellowship 2021 – Untamed: On Wilderness and Civilization.
- The winner receives a £10,000 cash prize and is presented with the award by the poet John Burnside.
- A £3,000 cash prize will go to the second place and the third-place runner up will receive £2,000.
- Furthermore, the winner and two runners up are invited to attend the Fjällnäs symposium.
- The Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize is open to all nationalities and to anyone aged 18 and above.
- Submissions can be prose, poetry, non-academic essays, but must be standalone and cannot be extracted from a larger piece.
- All genres permitted.
- A maximum of 2,500 words per entry.
- Limited to one entry per person.
- The text must not have been published, self-published, or accepted for publication in print or online, or have won or been placed in another competition at any time (including the Alpine
- Fellowship Academic Writing Prize).
- Due to the volume of applications, the judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into following the results.
- Submissions will be judged anonymously, so please ensure that your name does not appear anywhere on your work.