Sunday, 4 May 2008

Frieze Writer's Prize 2008 £2000 and an article in Frieze Magazine

For those of you who are budding writers, last years' Art Writing Prize winner was Mia Jankowicz whose winning entry was a review of a Sophie Calle exhibition. I have the text in question if anybody is curious to read it, and so find out a bit more about how to win this £2000!!

frieze magazine writer's prize is an annual award to discover and promote new art critics. The award will be judged in 2008 by Tate Triennial curator Nicolas Bourriaud, frieze co-editor Jennifer Higgie and Guardian critic Adrian Searle.

Entry details:
Entrants must submit one 700 word review of a recent contemporary art exhibition.

Entries must be submitted in English, but it may be a translation (this must be acknowledged).

Entrants must be over 18 years old.

To qualify, entrants may only previously have had a maximum of three pieces of writing published in any national or regional newspaper or magazine.

The winning entrant will be commissioned to write a review for the October issue of frieze and be awarded 2000 GBP.

Two further awards of 500 GBP will be made for outstanding entries.

Closing date is: 23rd June 2008

Entries should be emailed as a word attachment to

The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding individual entries.

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