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  • Premis Universitat de València d'Escriptura de Creació

University of Valencia Creative Writing Awards

Participants

This call is open to students enrolled in any public Valencian universities at any of the teaching leading to the obtaining of official degrees. Those students of the modality of theatre in the Royal School of Dramatic Arts of Valencia can also participate.

Participants may not be over 35 years of age on 31st December of the year of the call.

The same author as well as any of the members of a collective can only participate with one work and in only one of the modalities.

Rewarded people in previous editions cannot participate in the same modality for the two following editions.

Works

The modalities for this call are: poetry in Valencian, poetry in Spanish, brief narrative in Valencian, brief narrative in Spanish, theatre and short film script. In the modalities of theatre and short film script, the works can be presented in both Valencian and Spanish.

Works must be original and unpublished in any format and cannot have been rewarded in any other competition or call. In the modality of theatre, texts cannot have been premiered. In the modality of short film script, the script cannot belong neither to any previous short film already made or to be an adapted script. The topic of the works will be open.

The presented works in each modality must meet the following conditions:

  • Poetry (Valencian and Spanish). Poetry books must have a minimum extension of 100 verses and a maximum length of 200 verses, Times New Roman, size 12.
  • Brief narrative (Spanish and Valencian). Texts must have a minimum length of 10 pages and a maximum of 20 pages DIN A4 format, standard margins, 1.5 spacing, Times New Roman, size 12.
  • Theatre. Plays must have a minimum extension of 20 pages and a maximum of 20 pages, DIN A4 format, 1.5 spacing, Times New Roman, size 12. The annotations may have a different format from the rest of the text, but they will be included in the extension count.
  • Short film script. Scripts must have a maximum extension of 30 pages, DIN A4 format, 1.5 spacing, Time New Roman, size 12. The annotations may have a different format from the rest of the text, but they will be included in the extension count.

Awards and work edition

The following awards are established for each modality:

Poetry (Valencian and Spanish):

  • A prize will be awarded to only one poetry book in each language.
  • The prize will be a monetary endowment of 1,000€ as well as the publication of the rewarded poetry book.

Brief narrative (Valencian and Spanish):

  • The prize will be awarded to only one brief narration in each language.
  • The prize will be a monetary endowment of 1,000€ as well as the publication of the rewarded narration.

Theatre:

  • Only one play will be rewarded with a prize.
  • The prize will be a monetary endowment of 1,000€ and the publication of the rewarded text.

Short film script:

  • Only one script will be rewarded with a monetary endowment of 1,000€.
  • Besides, if the script is produced before December 2020, it will get financial support of 2,000€ for the production.

Submission period

It will be from 28th February until 29th April 2019.

Enrolment and presentation of the original copies

The enrolment shall be made through the available form in ENTREU (sede electrónica de la Universitat de València).

 
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