We are looking for new, excellent writing and are pleased to announce the Bergen International Essay Competition open to everybody under the age of 30.
Application Deadline: 1st October 2020
About the Award: The Bergen International Literary Festival for Non-Fiction and Fiction is held in February every year in the Norwegian city of Bergen and attracts writers from every continent.
Theme: My generation
What characterises your generation? Write an essay from your standpoint. What encourages you, what enrages you?
Eligibility: We give equal emphasis to literary quality and content. The winner and runners up will be announced at the Bergen International Literary Festival on 11-14 February 2021.
- One entry per contestant
- The contestant must be born in 1990 or later
- The essay can be written in any language, but a translation into English must be provided with the original text
- The essay must be no more than 2000 words in the English version
Eligible Countries: International
To be Taken at (Country): Online
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award:
- The winner will receive EUR 2 500.
- Three runners up each receive EUR 500.
- The winning essay and the runners up will be published both online and in a printed format.
How to Apply: To upload your essay, please see below.