Competition Listings

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Please note that apart from The Writing Quarter Competition, all other listings are for external competitions. If you have a question about these competitions, please contact the competition organisers by clicking the website link in each listing. Unfortunately, we cannot assist with queries on external competitions. If you’re a competition organiser and would like to […]

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Swoop Books ‘Love Locks’ Short Story Writing Competition 2021

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Swoop Books ‘Love Locks’ Short Story Writing Competition 2021 is open to all writers, internationally, until May 31 2021. Short stories must be based on the writing prompt ‘Love Locks’, which is featured on the site, and must be written in English. Word limit: 2000-3000 words. 1st Prize – £100 2nd Prize – £50 3rd […]

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The Writing Magazine Grand Prize 2021 Short Story Competition

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The Writing Magazine Grand Prize 2021 Short Story Competition is open to all writers until June 30 2021. Stories do not have to follow a theme and can be written in any form or style. They must, however, be written in English. Word limit: 2000 words. 1st Prize: £1000  2nd Prize: £250  3rd Prize: £100 […]

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Moth Short Story Prize 2021

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Moth Short Story Prize 2021 is open to anyone (over 16), as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.  Judged by Ali Smith. Word limit: 5,000.  Entry fee: €15 per story. Closing date: 30 June 2021. 1st prize: €3,000 2nd prize: week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus €250 travel […]

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The 2021 International Book & Pamphlet Competition

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The 2021 International Book & Pamphlet Competition is open, internationally, to all poets until March 1, 2021. A collection of 20 pages of poetry must be submitted. Prize: £2000 shared amongst 4 winners as well as publication by Smith|Doorstop Books and the North magazine. Entry fee: £28 Full details here.

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Anthology Poetry Award 2021

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The Anthology Poetry Award 2021 is open to all poets, writing in English, until October 31 2021. The theme for all entries is ‘Freedom’. Max. 40 lines. Prize: €500 and publication in the Anthology Magazine. Entry Fee: €10 per poem – Early bird (until July 31, 2021) €15 per poem, until October 31, 2021 Full […]

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