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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.
Award XVIII: STUFF
Theme: Stuff, consumerism, waste, recycling, objects
Closes: Midnight 28 February 2018 (California, USA time).
Award XVII: COMMUNICATION
Theme: Communication, language, the media, silence
Closed: Midnight 30 November 2017 (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 newphilosopher.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 newphilosopher.com. 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.