• Any submission needs to be the entrant’s own work or it will be invalid and a refund will not be issued.
    • Entries from writers who are not living, working or studying in Gloucestershire will be deemed invalid with no refund.
    • The entry must not previously have been published in print, online or accessible to the public view.
    • Entries will not be returned and entrants are advised to keep a copy of their work.
    • Entrants must be available to be contacted if they have won. They will have seven working days to respond or another winner will be selected.
    • Entrants must be available to read their winning piece at the GWN event at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival or provide a substitute reader.