Nick Darke Award Open for Entries

Tuesday 15 December 2015
Nick Darke by Steve Tanner.

The Nick Darke Writers' Award 2016 is now open for submissions.

The Award commemorates playwright Nick Darke, who wrote in many forms but earned his living in the world of theatre, screen and radio.

Celebrating the best in writing the Award is open to all and is intended to contribute financially to the life of a writer, offering the chance of winning £6,000.

This year's category is stage play. Applicants should submit a full script along with a one-page synopsis and a short writing CV by Monday 30 May 2016. Submissions will be reduced to a final shortlist of eight for the judges. Announcement of the winner will take place in autumn 2016.

For more information and to submit your entry visit the Award webpage

The Nick Darke Writers' Award is solely funded by Falmouth University through the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) and the School of Writing & Journalism. The relationship between Falmouth and the Award recognises Nick Darke's impact across the arts and endeavours to continue his legacy through the promotion of talent.