The Benjamin Franklin House Literary Prize 2009 is endowed by Benjamin Franklin House
Chairman John Studzinski, Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group International.
The 2009 Benjamin Franklin House Literary Prize asks professional and young writers in 1000-1500 words to interpret the Franklin quote:
“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
The winner of the Young Writers Prize will receive £500 while the winner of the Professional Writers Prize will receive £1000. Winning essays will be published by Britain's leading newspaper the Daily Telegraph at Telegraph.co.uk.
Entries for 2009 must be received by 30 September."