Key memoir dates

15 June 2022

Memoir competition OPENS. Submissions welcome of 5 to 8,000 words max. plus a 300-word synopsis which should form the first page of your entry.

30 September 2022

Memoir competition CLOSES.

28 November 2022

Twelve long listed titles published here on website and our social media.

1 December 2022

Long listed writers to submit 15,000 words, including the synopsis and original submission.

18 January 2023

Five shortlisted titles published here on website and our social media.

25 January 2023

Shortlisted writers to submit 30,000 words, including the synopsis and original submissions.

1 March 2023

Winner and runner up announced.

10 March 2023

Extracts from the winning and runner up memoirs published here on website.

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