20 April 2012

Search for Promising Food Writer: Fork Writing Competition (UK)

Post date: 20 April 2012
Deadline: 20 June 2012

Food is the thing that binds us all and has a universal human interest. Great food writing is a pleasure to read and can be many things; important, inspiring or even comforting. If you think you could be the next Elizabeth David and want to share your culinary thoughts and experiences with the world, Fork is launching a competition to find a promising new food writer and the prize is the chance to work for us.


The winning entry will be published in Fork magazine. In addition, the winner will win a paid commission to write for Fork, enabling them to put together a portfolio of published work. The winner will also receive a selection of classic food books courtesy of Grub Street Publishing.


Entries will be judged by Joanna Busk, Features Editor of Fork and an expert panel
of distinguished food writers who are supporting our search for new writing talent.

Anne Dolamore: Food writer, food campaigner and cookery book publisher at the successful independent publisher, Grub Street.

Fiona Beckett: A respected cookery writer, author of several books and a regular wine column in The Guardian.

Tom Parker-Bowles :One of the UK’s most respected food writers and broadcasters, author of several books about food. and a regular column in The Mail on Sunday and food editor of Esquire.


Submit an original feature of not more than 1000 words using the theme ‘Future Food’. This could be in the form of an interview, a review or a feature. Photography is not necessary. Submit as a word document in arial, 12 point font, double spaced text by email to: writeforus@forkmagazine.com

By post: Write For Us, Fork Magazine, 9th Floor, Tower House, Fairfax Street, Bristol BS1 3BN

Please enclose your full name, daytime contact phone number and email address.


For inquiries: writeforus@forkmagazine.com

For submissions: submit entries as a word document to writeforus@forkmagazine.com

Website: http://forkmagazine.com
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