Writing Competition: Dissolution

Writing Competition: Dissolution

Write your story about the climate crisis in a poem or a personal essay (narrative non-fiction)

The poetry and the essay winners will be announced during LitFestBergen, 7-11 February 2024.

The competition is open for entries from all counties.
Participants must be 18-25 years (born between 01.01.1999-31.12.2005)
Entries must be in English. Original language may be attached.
Entries cannot be published anywhere prior to the competition.
Essay: Maximum 1700 words in English.
Poem: Maximum 700 words in English.
Participants may only enter the contest once in each category.
One poetry winner and one essay winner will each receive euro 2000.
All entries must be submitted no later than 15th of October 2023.
Please visit www.litfestbergen.no for further information.

The competition is a collaboration between the Bergen International Literary Festival (LitFestBergen), the research project «Climate Narratives» at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research/University of Bergen and the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights.

Write to info@litfestbergen.no for inquiries.