Please submit a supporting statement of no more than 300 words. Please include a word count. Which member of your team has produced work that demonstrates variety, flair and originality? Please also explain why the writer’s work is appropriate to the magazine’s readership.



Feature editors should submit three separate pieces of work which should be as varied as possible on behalf of the writer being put forward for this award Should you wish to enter more than one person for this category a separate entry should be submitted for each person

The work must have been published during the period 1 January to 31 December 2015

Please note – the magazine editor should ratify each entry

The judges will be looking for:

  • Quality of writing or effectiveness
  • Originality
  • Variety of work

Please complete the form below and send it with the statement, pieces of work and payment to the BSME Office. Please send the completed entry form as a word document and include any digital links so they can be easily viewed. The supporting statement and material should be sent as one complete PDF either on a disc or USB stick, with a print-out on A4 paper. Please keep a copy for your records.

Either pay for the entry online (click here) or send a cheque made payable to the BSME with your entry. The entry fee is £75.00 for BSME members and £98.00 for Non-BSME members (to qualify for the BSME rate the feature editor must have been a member of the BSME during the period 1 January to 31 December 2015. If you had temporary membership from entering the main BSME 2015 Awards you must pay the non-member rate).

A VAT receipt will be sent out in due course

Mark your entry Rising Stars and add the name of your title. Send it to: BSME Administration, Gill Branston & Associates, 137 Hale Lane, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9QP

  • Entries will be accepted only between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Incomplete entries will not be processed
  • Entries received without payment will not be processed
  • Entries and supporting material will not be returned