january, 2021

15janAll DayThe Calibre Essay PrizeInternational Entry Fee: $25 Max word count: 5,000 Top Prize: $5,000

The Calibre Essay Prize

Event Details

ABR welcomes entries in the 2021 Calibre Essay Prize. The Prize is open to all essayists writing in English. We seek essays of between 2,000 and 5,000 words on any subject. We welcome essays of all kinds: personal or political, literary or speculative, traditional or experimental. Founded in 2007, the Calibre Prize is one of the world’s leading prizes for a new non-fiction essay.

Multiple entries are welcome but you will need to enter them separately.

Entries must be submitted online via the ABR website entry page.

This year the Calibre Essay Prize will be judged by Sheila Fitzpatrick, Billy Griffiths, and Peter Rose.

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