CNW graduate scoops PFD dissertation prize

A Centre for New Writing graduate has won the coveted PFD Prize for the most promising dissertation from the 2021-22 MA Creative Writing cohort.

Osman Mohamed was awarded the prize at the most recent MA Anthology launch, a collection of written works by outgoing students on the Centre’s renowned Creative Writing Master’s programme .

The PFD Prize is awarded by Peters Fraser + Dunlop (PFD), one of the country’s leading literary and talent agents.

"We are so delighted to award this year’s PFD Prize to Osman Mohamed for his moving, brilliantly observed work," Said Kate Evans, Literate Agent at PFD. "This prize is all about encouraging early promise and we expect to see big things from this extremely talented writer."