Barbellion Prize opens its doors to submissions

Barbellion Prize opens its doors to submissions

Submissions are now open for the 2021 Barbellion Prize, launched last year for the furtherance of ill and disabled voices in writing.

The prize is awarded annually to an author whose work has best represented the experience of chronic illness and/or disability.

The awarded work can be of any genre in fiction, memoir, biography, poetry or critical non-fiction from around the world, whether it is in English, in translation, traditionally published or self-published.

It is named in tribute to English diarist W N P Barbellion, who wrote eloquently on his life with multiple sclerosis before h...

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