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Ilkley Literature Festival backs competition for women writers
7:00am Friday 3rd January 2014 in News
The team behind Ilkley Literature Festival is one of the organisations behind a literary competition for black and Asian women.
Supported by Arts Council England, the Soroptimist International Leeds Literary Prize, for unpublished fiction by women aged 18 and over, is run in partnership with Ilkley Literature Festival and independent publishers Peepal Tree Press.
Entries will be accepted online until March 31, at sileedsliteraryprize.wordpress.com.
Jane Steele, a former writer-in-residence at Bradford Playhouse, came third in the 2012 literary prize with her novel Storybank: The Milkfarm Years.