Today I’m sharing some news about a new writing competition.
It’s not exactly hard to find out that I’m a proud member of Crime Cymru. The aims of the organisation are:
- To support crime writers with a real and present relationship with Wales
- To help in the development of new writing talent
- To promote Wales, Welsh culture and Welsh crime writing in particular, to the wider world.
In support of these goal, the Gwobr Nofel Gyntaf Crime Cymru First Novel Prize has been created to identify, support and promote new crime writing talent from Wales. The Prize Committee consists of Katherine Stansfield, Alison Layland, Alis Hawkins and Jacky Collins.
The prize has a similar structure to the Welsh Book of the Year, with two categories: Welsh language entries and English language entries. There will be two winners, one in each language category. For each language category there are separate…
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