2024 Fitzcarraldo Editions/Mahler & LeWitt Studios Essay Prize

Competition Information

2024 Fitzcarraldo Editions/Mahler & LeWitt Studios Essay Prize

The judges are looking for essays that explore and expand the possibilities of the essay form, with no restrictions on theme or subject matter.

Eligibility: writers resident in the UK and Ireland who have yet to secure a publishing deal.

Word count: minimum 25,000 words

Prize: £3,000 for the best proposal for a book-length essay and the opportunity to spend up to three months in residency at the Mahler & LeWitt Studios in Spoleto, Italy, to work on their book. The book will then be published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.

Deadline: 17 March 2024.

For further information, please visit their website: https://fitzcarraldoeditions.com/prizes/essay-prize.

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