The Jericho Prize is more than a competition, it is a writing initiative for Black-British writers. All aspiring authors are welcomed as part of a growing community. Our website is packed full of helpful insights and writing tips from established authors such as Catherine Johnson and Patrice Lawrence.

Submissions open 9am 2nd August and are accepted until  midday on 2nd September 2021 (UK time)

The Jericho Prize for Children’s Writing is a brand-new competition, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. It’s open to unpublished and self-published Black-British writers over the age of 18. This year, they’re looking for writers with great stories to inspire children aged 4 years plus and 7–9 years old.

Send in your finest finished manuscript for a chance to win a £500 cash prize, exclusive access to publishing industry professionals, and much more.

For more details visit the Jericho Prize website.