The Around the World in 80 Days contest, which revolves around setting and creative nonfiction, is accepting submissions, from writers who are at least eighteen years old. Writers are encouraged to submit up to three pictures of the place they wrote about, as well as the country. Working within a 2500-character maximum for submissions, winning entries will be decided based upon originality, creativity, and style. The submissions period is open from October 13 ’til December 31.
Winners will be announced in January 2017, and prizes will be handled in March 2017. First prize receives a travel voucher of £2500, second prize receives a travel of £1500, and third place receives a travel voucher of £1000. The top eighty stories will be published the eighty-page book, Around the World in 80 Pages.