You can submit entries for the awards via this site between Thursday 1 December 2015 and Wednesday 3 February 2016. This will allow you to see what information you need to prepare prior to making your online application.
Winning writers will be contacted by New Writing North in June 2016.
27 March 2015
Record entries for the Northern Writers' Awards 2015
The Northern Writers' Awards closed for entry on Monday 2 February, with a record 866 entries. We are now in the middle of the judging process, and the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 24 June. Read more
22 January 2015
Ten days left to enter the Northern Writers' Awards 2015
With just ten days left to enter the Northern Writers’ Awards 2015, join us for a chat about the awards. Claire Malcolm, chief executive of New Writing North, will be on Twitter at 12pm-1pm and 8pm-9pm on Thursday 22 January, using the hashtag #NorthernWritersAwards. Read more
26 November 2014
Manchester roadshow now sold out
Our Manchester Northern Writers' Awards roadshow event is now sold out and the Wakefield very nearly full so we have now opened a waiting list for cancellations. Newcastle (4 December) and Liverpool (8 January) are still available, so if you're able to come to those events instead, book soon as they're also filling up fast. Read more
Degna Stone is a Midlander is self-imposed exile. She visited Newcastle for the summer in 1999 and never managed to go home. She’s a regular performer on the North East spoken word scene and won a Northern Promise Award for her poetry in 2010...read more
This award, worth £2,000 is supported by the friends and family of the late writer and was established in her name. This award is for first-time female writers over the age of 42, the age at which Andrea published her first novel. Read more
There are many ways that you can support New Writing North to continue to develop support for writers and activities and events for young people and the general public. Individuals can donate funds to New Writing North to support our work with young people, to contribute… Read more