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The SI Leeds Literary Prize is a new bi-annual prize for unpublished fiction by Black and Asian women, resident in the UK and aged 18 years and over.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

http://sileedsliteraryprize.wordpress.com/about-the-prize/

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