First Drafts Prize 2017


What makes a great story?

Announcing the winner of Myriad’s annual work-in-progress competition with judges writer and broadcaster Margaret Busby, OBE, novelists Martine McDonagh and Umi Sinha, literary agent Rebecca Carter and Waterstones’ Richard Naiff.

Join us at Waterstones, Piccadilly for this special event to celebrate and showcase readings from the shortlisted writers, and announce the winner of the competition.

First Drafts is a collaboration between Myriad and West Dean College, near Chichester. Now in its eighth year, the competition has launched the literary careers of past winners and finalists, and is at the heart of Myriad’s mission to discover talented new writers.

This is a FREE event but please reserve your place by emailing [email protected] or [email protected].