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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The Writing Quarter Competition

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We run a free to enter short story writing competition. This is an ongoing monthly competition. Deadline: Last day of every month Prize: $30 We’re looking for short stories of 1,000-3,000 words. Open theme. Competition Rules As we receive a lot of emails, please do not email us with any questions about our competition. All […]

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Glittery Literary Writing Contest

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The Glittery Literary Writing Contest is open internationally until 30th April 2021. There are two categories – Short Story and Long Story. Entries must be fiction but can be any genre. Entry fee: £2 Short Story Category Word count: 400 words max. 1st prize: £20, publication and recording 2nd prize: publication and recording Long Story […]

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The Henshaw Short Story Competition

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The Henshaw Short Story Competition is open to short story writers until 30th June 2021. Stories can be on any subject up to 2000 words. 1st prize: £200 2nd prize: £100 3rd prize: £50  Entry fee: £6 / Optional critiques a further £12 Full details here. 

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Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest

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The Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest is open for short works of fiction or nonfiction, until 30th April 2021. All themes accepted.  1st Prize: $3000 for each category winner + 2-year gift certificates for Duotrope. Runners up: $200. Word count: 6000 words. Entry fee: $20 Full details here.   

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The Author of Tomorrow 2021

Posted 2 weeks ago under Uncategorised,

The Author of Tomorrow is an annual competition, which is open internationally to young people aged 21 years and under. It’s designed to find the adventure writers of the future. Send in your short piece of adventure writing in English. Free to enter. Prizes offered in 3 age categories: 11 and Under | 500 words […]

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