Write to reply (open mic competition)

16th March 2017, 7PM.
(exact time subject to change, please check back for updates.)

This will be taking place on the day of the festival itself after the keynote speech.

There are a limited number of slots so please register early. Registration will be on the day for a 3 minute spot. Registration is due to close and 6pm and the event itself to start at 7pm. Please speak to one of the festival facilitator’s who can be found in the main entrance.

Your submission must be original.  You may speak on any subject. Judges will be literary professionals and the judges decision is final.

This years first place winner will will be receiving a £50 gift voucher from Amazon, donated to the festival by Middlesex University’s own Sarah Wardle, a poet, writer and lecturer in poetry. More information on Sarah Wardle here

The runner up will receive a signed copy of the New York Times best seller The Nix by Nathan Hill. More information on The Nix here