january, 2021

18janAll DayFree to enter! Yay!The Nine Dots Prize International Writing Competition$100,000 to write a short bookInternational Entry Fee: Free Max word count: 40,000 Top Prize: $100,000 (!)

The Nine Dots Prize

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The Nine Dots Prize is a prize for creative thinking that tackles contemporary societal issues. Entrants are asked to respond to a question in 3,000 words, with the winner receiving US$100,000 to write a short book expanding on their ideas.

The aim of the Prize is to promote, encourage and engage innovative thinking to address problems facing the modern world. The name of the Prize references the nine dots puzzle – a lateral thinking puzzle which can only be solved by thinking outside the box.

The question for 2020/21 is: What does it mean to be young in an ageing world?

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