The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is an open invitation to all writers who identify as female or non-binary in the UK and Ireland to create vivid, exciting, and brave new work for the stage.

The aim of the Prize is to celebrate and support women playwrights and to discover the best new work from writers at all levels of experience. They are interested in plays that rejoice in the depth and range of your imagination, that feast on dramatic possibility and are ambitious on all scales and subjects. They have designed the criteria of the Prize to allow you to write exactly the play you want, unhampered by restrictions or limitations.

Whoever you are and however much or little you have written in the past, the team at The Women’s Prize for Playwriting wants to read your work.

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Deadline 17th April 2023