If you have an original manuscript in the English language that you would like Eyewear Publishing LTD to consider for publication, we invite you to submit the work to The Beverly Prize: an annual series for an outstanding work of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, memoir, or criticism.
FINAL JUDGE 2020 is Dr Todd Swift, formerly Writer in residence at Pembroke College, Cambridge (2017-2018).
The work of one or more authors will be selected from open readings in The Beverly Series each year. Eyewear Publishing LTD will announce its selection for The Beverly Series in early 2021.
THE PRIZE: £1,000 AND Publication in the UK with US distribution, in 2021.
Winners must agree to accept all the terms and conditions of the prize.
Writers of any nationality, citizenship, and country of residence are eligible to submit work to The Beverly Series.
• Submissions must be made via Eyewear Publishing LTD’s Submittable page. No email or postal submissions will be considered. Double submissions permitted, until the shortlisting stage.
• Manuscripts must be original work, by a single author, in the English language. There are no restrictions on style or subject matter. The Eyewear staff encourage writers from diverse backgrounds to submit their work.
• Individual selections in the submission may have been previously published online, in periodicals, or in chapbooks, but the collection or book as a whole must not have been previously published (self publishing constitutes prior publication).
SHOULD YOUR WORK BE SELECTED FOR THE FINAL SHORTLIST YOU WILL BE ASKED TO AGREE THAT, SHOULD YOU WIN THE COMPETITION, YOU AGREE TO TAKE UP THE PRIZE.
All entrants agree to abide by all the rules and regulations of this prize.
* Should fewer than 100 entrants enter before closure of the prize, it may be cancelled, and full refunds offered.
Code of Ethics
• All entries will be screened by the Eyewear Publishing LTD staff.
• The Beverly Series takes its name from our director’s beloved aunt who actively encouraged wide reading and critical thought.