The University of Wales Dylan Tghomas Prize has a new cateory with Sony’s £5,000 ($7,500) eReader Prize which is for an unpublished work by an author under 30. All entries have to be in ebook format and, for this year, only UK authors are eligible. If it is a success then it will be extended globally.
Cerys Matthews – the singer who rose to fame as the lead singer in Catatonia -has agreed to be one of the judges. She recorded part of the BBC2 programme My Life in Verse at Number 5
Check for further details on Dylan Thomas Prize website but hurry – entries close at the end of August