Welcome to Discoveries
The Women’s Prize Trust, NatWest, Curtis Brown Literary Agency and Curtis Brown Creative Writing School are delighted to be partnering on Discoveries, a unique initiative searching for the most talented and original new female writing voices in the UK and Ireland.
If you'd like to enter, please fill in the three-stage form below to tell us a bit about yourself and to send us the first 10,000 words of your novel and a synopsis of up to 1,000 words. Novels do not need to be finished before you enter the competition, but you should be able to summarise in your synopsis the main plot of your work-in-progress.
Any questions? Please see our FAQs. You can also view Terms and Conditions for the competition.
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might like to tell us how you came up with the idea for the novel you’re
submitting, if you’ve taken a creative writing course, which authors inspire
you, or even just why you write.