The Inaugural Oxford/Pushkin Fantasy Prize

The Oxford Centre for Fantasy and Pushkin Children’s Books have announced the inaugural Oxford/Pushkin Children’s Fantasy Prize. To be eligible to enter, the author may be published but “in the early stages of their career.” The author of the winning entry will receive £2,000 and a mentorship with an editor at Pushkin Children’s Books. Four runners-up will win further prizes.

Submissions open March 31, 2023 and close May 31, 2023. Entries should be “between 50,000–120,000 words in length” and include a 500 synopsis. The prize has an entry fee of £5.

More information can be found on the official announcement.

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