Case Closed First Chapter Competition – BSL and audio resources


The Case Closed First Chapter competition welcomes first chapters of crime, thriller and mystery novels written by emerging unpublished and unagented UK-based writers aged 18+ who are one or more of the following:  

  • Black, Asian or Global Majority 

  • Deaf and/or Disabled  

  • LGBTQIA+  

  • Working Class  

The competition is open from Wednesday 5 July – Tuesday 26 September, 10am. You can enter on our Submittable page or by post by downloading this postal form.

On this page, BSL interpreter Michelle Wood interprets the Case Closed First Chapter Competition information into BSL and there are audio versions as well.

About the competition – BSL:

Eligibility Criteria – BSL:

FAQs – BSL: 

Terms and Conditions – BSL: 

Case Closed Competition – General Information – Audio: 

Case Closed – Eligibility Criteria – Audio: 

Case Closed – FAQs – Audio: 

Case Closed – Terms and Conditions – Audio: 

There is more information in written English on this page.

Published Wednesday 5 July 2023