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Win an iPad in New Media Writing Prize competition
5:00pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012 in News
KEEN writers in Bournemouth are being urged to enter the New Media Writing Prize 2012.
Run by Bournemouth University and supported by If:Book UK, the competition is open to work specifically created to be accessed on digital media and entries can include written stories or poetry, documentaries, images, films or animations with audience interaction.
The awards are now in their third year and are open to all with a main prize of an iPad donated by If:Book UK and a student award with a prize of a paid internship with If:Book UK or an iPad.
This year there is also a People’s Choice Award, which will be chosen by readers through on online vote and is sponsored by Arts Bournemouth, as part of Bournemouth Arts Festival.
Winning entries will be published on the If:Book UK and Bournemouth University websites as well as new media web-hub The Literary Platform. It will also be showcased at the awards ceremony at Bournemouth University on November 28.
Dr Pope, who set up the awards, said: “The New Media Writing Prize is the only writing competition in the world which rewards work that breaks truly new ground in storytelling.
“We award our prizes for storytelling which is using digital media and interactivity to their fullest – work which shows us how multi-media and interactivity create really new, engaging forms of narrative.”
The closing date for entries is October 12.