SI Lit Prize

The SI Leeds Literary Prize is a new bi-annual prize for unpublished fiction by Black and Asian women, resident in the UK and aged 18 years and over.

The inaugural 2012 prize was awarded on 3 October as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival:
  • 1st prize of £2,000 was awarded to Minoli Salgado for A Little Dust on the Eyes
  • Runner-up prize of £750 was awarded to Karen Onojaife for Borrowed Light
  • Two writers shared the third prize of £250: Emily Midorikawa for A Tiny Speck of Black and then Nothing, and Jane Steele for Storybank: The Milkfarm Years

In addition to the cash awards Peepal Tree Press offered the winning, runner-up and third placed authors, two 1:1 consultancy sessions in professional development support through Inscribe.

For more information on the prize please visit:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s