The #EtisalatPrizeforLiterature celebrates new of citizenship whose first fiction book (over 30,000 words) was published in the last twenty-four (24) months. For the purposes of this definition, first book means first printed production in book form.


  • The winner of the Etisalat Prize for Literature receives £15,000, and a high-end device.
  • In line with our vision of promoting upcoming writers, Etisalat will sponsor a book tour to three cities.
  • The winning writer will also embark on the Etisalat at the of East Anglia mentored by Giles Foden ( of The Last King of Scotland) which will include significant to meet other writers, publishers and most importantly work on their second book.


  • First- time writer
  • The book was first published between June 2015-June 2016
  • The book was published in English and by an of citizenship
  • Submissions will only be accepted from publishing houses

DEADLINE: September 13 2017

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