The Green Stories Writing Competition 2021 (TV/Radio Script)

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The Green Stories Writing Competition 2021 (TV/Radio Script) is open to script writers across the globe, until 26th August 2021. Scripts can be written for any genre but must engage with the idea of environmentally sustainable practices and/or sustainable societies. It’s free to enter! The winner will receive a free script appraisal and treatment by […]

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Word Periscope Flash 1500

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The Word Periscope Flash 1500 is a short story competition, which is open to flash fiction writers worldwide, until May 15th 2021. The theme is ‘TIME’. First prize: £1500 Word limit: 1500 +/- 10% Entry fees: £15 (includes critique for longlisted authors and any other work felt to be deserving of advice)  Full details here.

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The Writing Quarter January 2021 Competition Winner

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Eamonn McKeon is a 21-year-old writer from Purley, London. He mostly writes short stories, and is particularly inspired by the works of Raymond Carver, Flannery O’Connor, and David Foster Wallace. He is currently studying for an MA in Writing at the University of Warwick. ____________________________________________ The Podcast. Frank Middleton’s debut appearance on The Scott Mullins […]

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F(r)iction’s Spring 2021 Contest

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F(r)iction’s Spring 2021 Contest is open internationally for short stories, flash fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction, until April 29, 2021. Word limits: Short Story – 1,001 – 7,500 words                     Flash Fiction – 1,000 words max.                     Poetry – three pages max. per poem                     Creative Nonfiction – 6,000 words max. Prizes: 1600 USD between four categories. Entry […]

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The Poetry London Prize 2021

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The Poetry London Prize 2021 is a profound international award for a single outstanding poem. Previous winners include many acclaimed poets, including Liz Berry, Niall Campbell, Richard Scott, Eleanor Penny, and Romalyn Ante. It is open for submissions until 26 June, 2021 Poems must not exceed 80 lines and must be written in English. First […]

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Bet Tuppi’s Ancient Near Eastern Historical Fiction Prize

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Bet Tuppi’s Ancient Near Eastern Historical Fiction Prize is open internationally, until April 4th 2021. The story should be within the boundaries of the historical fiction genre and should be set in the ancient Near East. Prize: £50 and publication. Maximum word count: 1500. Entry fee: £1 Find out more here.

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