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The Virginia Prize of Fiction


Tuesday, October 31, 2023


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Entry Fees

Early bird £15 by June 1st / Standard entry £20 by August 1st / £25 Late entry by October 31st


Finalists will receive editorial guidance and a conditional publishing deal from Aurora Metro Books with an agreed advance payment and royalty.


A biennial competition to find and promote new women fiction writers from around the world. Open for submissions in 2023. The competition is run every two years and the prize is open to any woman (over 18) from around the world, writing in English. We are looking for entries of completed, unpublished novels, for adults or YA readers, of at least 45,000 words in length.

Contact Information

Contact: Diya Gracias Velho Email:[email protected] Phone number:020 8948 1427


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