May 1, 2008 - frieze - Writer’s Prize
May 1, 2008

Writer’s Prize

Writer’s Prize 2008

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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