Now in Our 5th Year!

The Time & Place Prize is an international literary award
established to provide the two things every writer
requires . . .

the time and the place

to write.
Join us in France!
The winner of The Time & Place Prize receives a month-long stay in an idyllic
cottage nestled among the menhirs, myths and mists of Bretagne, France.

"The Time & Place Prize is a perfect situation. It doesn't get any better."
2013 winner Jill Patterson

The Prize includes:
Free round-trip airfare to and from France
Free room & board for the month of July in a
private cottage in bucolic Brittany
The cottage is equipped with all the tools a
writer needs, including library, computer, free
wifi access, a complete OED, etc.
Time and place to work on your ideas
The Time & Place Prize

All literary genres considered.
Winner(s) selected by independent, third party judges.
Submissions limited to 5,000 words.
A $25 submission fee will be charged.
The Time & Place Prize Award Timeline:

The 2016 competition is now open!
Submissions will be accepted until November 30, 2016.
Submit early! Submit often!
Our 2015 winner has been announced!
All winners and shortlists may be found on the Winners page.

Read the 2013 winner's blog in the Iron Horse Literary Review about the prize:
The Time and Place Prize Literary Competition