Frank Collymore Literary Endowment (Barbados)

The Frank Collymore Literary Endowment is the premier annual literary contest in Barbados with a grand first prize of BDS$10,000.

Barbadian writers from anywhere in the world may enter unpublished manuscripts.  The annoucement of the winners is kept under wraps until the ceremony held at the Grande Salle of the Central Bank, Bridgetown in early January- which coincides with the anniversary of  Frank Collymore’s birthday.

Note the following will also be required:

  • proof of citizenship or of permanent residence status (of Barbados)
  • a copy of the work on disc for archive purposes would be appreciated.

In addition, there is a John Wickham Prize for Best Young Writer (age 21 and under )

Deadline is every August 31st.

Online brochure and entry form Click HERE.  Forms can also be collected from the Central Bank of Barbados.

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