Fresher is a young publishing press, established at Bournemouth University to nurture the publishing talent of the future and encourage new writers everywhere. It is also central to the university’s MA in Creative Writing and Publishing.
The Fresher Writing Prize is an annual competition open to all previously unpublished, emerging writers of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Judges each year include a literary agent, an author and other senior figures from the publishing industry, who offer a one-to-one or feedback on winners’ work as part of their prize. We also run the Writing Wizardry Prize for children of 11 years and under.
Please note, we do not currently accept any other work for publication. Unfortunately, as we are a very small publishing house, we are unable to offer any work experience placements.
Best wishes – Emma
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