$50,000 International Literary Award for Unpublished Work


As you might have gathered by now I am very interested in promoting diversity in the publishing world, even when (read: especially when) doing so would not directly benefit somebody of my body type and background. With that in mind I present a major award for work featuring women…


Half the World Global Literati Award

We are looking for short stories, novels and screenplays, written in English, that give a voice to the inner lives of women. Your work can be romantic; a tale of science fiction; a sensual or erotic exploration; a comic caper; a thrilling mystery or a biographical memoir. We ask only that it gives fresh insight into the lives of women.

  • Generous cash prize and global exposure
  • Collaboration opportunities in multiple areas of entertainment
  • Open to works across a range of genres

If you are an author with a script slumbering in a drawer, we want to hear from you.

Take the next step and submit your creativity here.

The Award is an initiative of Half the World Holdings, a women-focused investment platform.


Join a growing community of authors and artists working toward greater diversity in speculative fiction at https://www.facebook.com/Diverse-Writers-Artists-of-Speculative-Fiction-DWASF-939338619467511/.