Travelex and Penguin books have come together in a search for the US and UK’s best new travel writer. Entrants must submit a 1,000 word short story about a ‘travel experience like no other’ to impress a panel of celebrity bloggers, journalists and Travelex and Penguin representatives.
The winner of the competition will receive an impressive £1,500 prize and a two hour, one on one session with a Penguin editor in order to discuss writing style and ideas. There is also a student category allowing for university entrants from any discipline to break into the writing industry and win a £500 prize!
The general public also have the chance to vote for their favourite travel writer. Using social media, Travelex are going to award the person from the judge’s shortlist who gets the most tweets supporting their entry. Just use their unique hashtag, (#NGTW) and tweet the TravelexUK twitter handle and you could be in with the chance a winning a set of beautiful Penguin books.
The successful candidate will receive a one-to-one session with a Penguin editor as well as a £1,500 prize. Click here to find out how to enter. Deadline for entries is Friday 5th February 11,59 GMT 2017.