Brighton Fringe is England’s largest arts festival, in 2023 it will run from 5 May – 4 June. It is an open-access festival meaning that anyone can pay our registration fee, find a venue and put on an event as part of Brighton Fringe.
Comedy Women In Print is the brainchild of comedian, author, actress Helen Lederer. Its aim is to recognise, celebrate and encourage witty women authors. We’ve created a platform for both aspiring and established witty writers. CWIP not only offers a publishing deal with Harper fiction to a NEW witty writer, but it also gives mega publicity and respect to the BEST funny fiction around.
The Published Novel Winner gets a massive amount of love from clever, celebrity judges and a stonking cash prize.
The Unpublished Novel Winner is published by Harper Collins and receive an advance and huge attention. The Unpublished runner upper’s win a place on an MA in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire and an MA in Comedy at Falmouth University.
The Short Story Winner and Shortlisted entries will appear in (working title cos we like it so much) ‘FUNNY SHORTS’ – an anthology of witty women’s writing, published by Farrago and showcased in the company of CWIP’s much loved witty authors.