The contest is open to writers over 21 of any nationality who are currently residents in the UAE.
The novel can be any genre, but must be in English.
Entrants must not have had a novel published before. The winner receives
A trip to the London Book Fair, April 14-16, 2015. The prize includes flights with Emirates and accommodation. Lunch with a top UK literary agent. A Montegrappa pen. One copy of the current Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook. Two runners-up will receive A Montegrappa pen. One copy of the current Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook. Closing date for submissions 11 January 2015. An entry fee of Dh200 is applicable. More details: www.emirateslitfest. com/First-Fiction-2015