Bodley Head/FT Essay Prize 2016

Bodley Head/FT Essay Prize 2016
09 Dec 2016


The Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize aims to discover young talent from around the world in long-form essay writing, and has led to many new and exciting opportunities for winners and runners-up. 
ELIGIBILITY: 

The competition is open to anyone between 18-35 years old who would like their work to be read 
The judges are looking for a dynamic, authoritative and lively essay of no more than 3,500 words. It can be journalistic, a case study, wide-ranging or minutely focused. In keeping with the ethos of both sponsors, it can address any topic – from finance and current affairs to history and scientific discovery.
PRIZES:

  • The winner will receive:

£1,000 and an e-publication with The Bodley Head
A mentoring session with The Bodley Head and Financial Times

A subscription to FT.com, and a selection of books from The Bodley Head

  • Two runners up will win:

£500 each and an e-publication with The Bodley Head
A digital subscription to FT Weekend, and a selection of books from The Bodley Head

HOW TO ENTER:

Complete the application form and upload your essay 

DEADLINE: 

Deadline for submissions is January 29 2017 (midnight GMT)
INQUIRIES:

Please enter using the online form, but should you have any urgent queries email [email protected] 
You can visit the contest web page here 

ANNOUNCER: 

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