Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Competitions closing soon

Closing the 25th of February

Brit Writers' Awards

Short stories, novels, non-fiction, children's stories, song, stage and screen plays Fee: £10.95, for which you may enter up to three pieces. Prizes: £10,000 prize fund (not specified how or if it's shared). Rules: comp open to unpublished or self-published writers. Brit Writers Ltd of 63-65 Rea Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 6BB United Kingdom

Cats Protection Writing Comp 2011

Stories: 1000 wds (can be true or fictional). Poems: 500 wds max. Theme: Cats Fee: free. Prizes: Laptop and dictionary/dictionaries for runners up. http://www.cats.org.uk/writing-competition-2011

Diverse Stories Childrens' Book Awards

Novel: 15,-35,000 words. Theme: aimed at children aged 8-12. Fee: free. Prizes: £1500 plus option to publish. Rules: Only one entry per person and must be a full novel, not collection of stories. http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/ email entries to diversevoices@sevenstories.org.uk or helena@sevenstories.org.uk

Bryan MacMahon Short Story award

Open theme, 3000 words.

Fee 10 euros, Prize 2000 euros


Closing 28 of February

Grace Dieu Writers Circle

Short Story and Poetry comps

Story 2000 words, Poems 40 lines

Prize £400, entry £5


Kelpies Prize

Novel 40-70,000 words, aimed at ages 8-12

Set in Scotland

Prize £2000, fee free


Templar Poetry Prize

Poetry collections 40-70pgs

Prize full publication, fee £25


Write Place Short Story Comp

Theme: Winter, 1500 words

Prize:£100, fee £4.50


The Write Space ‘Della Galton’ Short Story Comp

Theme: Moving On, 1500 words

Prize £150, Fee £5


Theatre Royal Onward Competition for Short Stories and Poetry

Prizes: 1st £50, Further prizes may be awarded at the discretion of the judge, plus winners will be published in an anthology, a copy of which they will receive, together with an in-depth critique of their work, Stories 1,200 words and 40 lines for poems.
Entry fees: £3 for one entry, £5 for two.

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