The Observer/Andy Burgess prize 2021 open for entries

Love arts journalism? Enter this competition

The Observer/Andy Burgess prize 2021 open for entries

The Observer/Andy Burgess prize celebrates Burgess' career writing arts criticism for the newspaper and aims to inspire and motivate a new generation of writers and critics. 

Whether you engage with a live stream, book, exhibition, film or concert, this competition welcomes entries from a wide range of art forms as long as the art has been created since 1 September 2019. The goal is to write a lively, thought-provoking and contemplative piece. 

The first prize is £3,000 and the winning entry will be published in the print edition of the Observer New Review and online at Two runners up will each receive £50 and have their work published online. 

To inspire you, find last year's winners here

The closing date is 30 November 2020 and you can find all the details you might need here

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