The Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize aims to discover global young talent in long-form essay writing.Judges will be looking for a dynamic, authoritative and lively essay of no more than 3,500 words. It can be journalistic, it can be a case study, it can be wide-ranging or minutely focused. It can address any topic – from finance to history, from current affairs to a scientific discovery.
Each entry must be in English.
The winner will receive £1000 and an e-publication with The Bodley Head, and a mentoring session with the FT/Bodley Head.
Two runners-up will each receive £500 and e-publication.
29th November 2015