Are You an Aspiring Graphic Novelist?

image-medium (19)Are you an aspiring graphic novelist? Do you have an original story to tell? Jonathan Cape and Comica have got together with the Observer to offer you the chance to see your work in print and win £1000.

Take this opportunity to get your work read by industry experts. The judges are Joe Dunthorne (author of Submarine and Wild Abandon), Stephen Collins (author of The Gigantic Beard that Was Evil), Rachel Cooke (The Observer), Dan Franklin (Publisher, Jonathan Cape), Paul Gravett (Director, Comica Festival) and Suzanne Dean (Random House Creative Director).

The first prize is £1,000 and the publication of your  4-page story in The Observer New Review.

The runner-up will receive £250 and your work will appear on The Guardian. Deadline for entries: 27th September 2013.

For entry forms and terms and conditions click here.

For a plan of how your story will appear in The Observer and for layout dimensions, click here.

Need inspiration? – we have lots of graphic novels to borrow  – check our catalogue