The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize is an annual competitive award provided in partnership by the Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea University to recognise and reward literary talent in young authors.
The prize will be awarded to the single author who has written the best literary Work - a commercially published original volume of English language poetry, collection of short fictional stories, fictional novel or novella, radio script or screenplay.
The main prize for the winner is £20,000. Each shortlisted entrant will receive a Runners-up Award of £500.
All authors of any nationality who are aged between 18 and 39 will qualify. Entries are to be submitted by International and UK publishers on behalf of eligible authors.
How To Apply
The 2022 Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize opened on Monday 13 September 2021. The closing date for entries is Monday 8 November 2021.
The winner will be announced at the final awards ceremony in Swansea, Wales in the spring.
Entries should be submitted by International and UK publishers on behalf of authors, or by PACT/PGA registered producers on behalf of eligible screenwriters.
Application and guidance forms are available for download from the Dylan Thomas Prize website.
More details can be accessed here
Addresses and contacts
For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:
Dylan Thomas Centre
Keir Hardie Building
Tel: 01792 606245
Email: [email protected]