Issue 15: The Future

New Philosopher Writers’ Award

by New Philosopher on February 18, 2018

Now in its fifth year, the New Philosopher Writers’ Award is open for submissions (note that you must be a subscriber to New Philosopher or Womankind magazine to enter, you can subscribe to New Philosopher here or to Womankind here).

We’re looking for articles on the topic of the previous edition of New Philosopher, in a style that is accessible to readers (much like the style of New Philosopher articles). We know you have something to say on the topic – here’s your chance to have your ideas published. You can read about the winners of the most recent award here.


Theme: Life, death, meaning, birth, incarceration

Word count: 1,000 to 1,500 words – non-fiction or fiction

Closes: Midnight 31 May 2018 (California, USA time).

Award XX: PLAY

Theme: Play, leisure, sport, cheating

Word count: 1,000 to 1,500 words – non-fiction or fiction

Closes: Midnight 31 August 2018 (California, USA time).


Entry: You must be a subscriber to enter (you can subscribe here).

Prize money: $1,000 + publication in the subsequent issue of New Philosopher magazine.

Runners-up: Publication on

Entries are open to annual subscribers of New Philosopher magazine or Womankind magazine, to subscribe now to New Philosopher click here., or to Womankind click here.

Submissions must be sent along with the writer’s full name in a single text file (Word, text edit or Note Pad) via email by midnight on the closing date to You can submit one entry per award.

Conditions: Entries are open to annual subscribers to New Philosopher magazine at the closing date. Entries must be under 1,500 words and must be submitted by the due date for the relevant award listed above. Entrants must specify the award in which they are entering the submission. All entrants grant New Philosopher non-exclusive rights (the writer retains copyright over the work) to publish the selected work in New Philosopher magazine and/or The winning entry/entries will be selected by the New Philosopher editorial board based on the quality of writing and the strength of  the ideas presented in the work. If there are insufficient entries or if the board is unable to determine a winner in any category the board may decide not to award a prize. All decisions are final, no correspondence will be entered into.



Jody Tomlinson

February 27, 2014 10:25 am

Could you please up date this page to include Award 3 Freedom closing 31 May 2014

    New Philosopher

    February 27, 2014 1:00 pm

    Dear Judy, this has been updated. Regards, NP

Tolbert Tanko

February 6, 2014 2:48 am

Education is power and power is authority

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