This year’s Adjudicator’s competition is based around the theme of Bad women, questioning whether women are more likely to get away with “bad” behaviour these days.
Our adjudicator is Ali Harper, author of The Disappeared and The Runaway. Ali writes feminist crime fiction and has a PhD in Chick Noir. She is interested in the changing role of women in contemporary fiction. Ali also runs mentoring workshops, details of which can be found on her website
For inspiration, we have been directed to a few books by prolific authors such as:
The categories this year are Poem, Short Story and Script. May the most fascinating pieces win!
Results will be available November 13th 2020 on our website