Key memoir dates
15 June 2023
Memoir competition OPENS. Submit 5,000 to 8,000 words max, plus a 300-word overview which should be the first page of your entry.
30 September 2023
Memoir competition CLOSES.
28 November 2023
Twelve long listed titles published on our website and across our social media.
4 December 2023
Long listed writers to submit 15,000 words, including the overview and original submission.
19 January 2024
Five shortlisted titles published on our website and across our social media.
26 January 2024
Shortlisted writers to submit 30,000 words, including the overview and original submissions.
4 March 2024
Winner and runner up announced.
14 March 2024
Extracts from the winning and runner up memoirs published here on website.