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COMPETITIONS

The New Writer Magazine

Major annual international competition for short stories, novellas, single poems, poetry collections, essays and articles; offers cash prizes as well as publication for the prize-winning writers in The Collection, special edition of The New Writer magazine each July.

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Michael Shenton's

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Fiction Garden

a site for readers and writers of fiction. Payment made for new short stories

 

SaveAs Writers'

INTERNATIONAL
POETRY & PROSE COMPETITION 2013

Poetry

Poems are welcome on any subject,
with a maximum of 50 lines.

This year the poetry prize
will be judged by
Abegail Morley
Author of How to Pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon Press, 2009) - shortlisted for the Forward Prize Best First Collection, and SnowChild (Pindrop Press, 2011)

Prose

Stories may have any theme,
with a maximum of 4000 words.

This year the prose prize
will be judged by
Sonia Overall
Author of A Likeness (Harper Perennial) –
shortlisted for the Author's Club Best First Novel Award (2006), and The Realm of Shells (Harper Perennial, 2011)

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COMPETITION CLOSED
Awards Evening

10 February 2013 at the Jolly Sailor

 

 

SaveAs Writers'

INTERNATIONAL
POETRY & PROSE COMPETITION 2012

POETRY

Poems are welcome on any subject, with a maximum of 50 lines. This year the poetry prize will be judged by
Abegail Morley
Author of How to Pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon Press, 2009) - shortlisted for the Forward Prize Best First Collection, and SnowChild (Pindrop Press, 2011)

PROSE

Stories may have any theme, with a maximum of 4000 words. This year the prose prize will be judged by
Sonia Overall
Author of A Likeness (Harper Perennial) –
shortlisted for the Author's Club Best First Novel Award (2006), and The Realm of Shells (Harper Perennial, 2011)

Closing Date: 30 November 2012

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COMPETITIONS

Five Stop Story: Short Stories by New Writers

Five Stop Story is an innovative electronic publisher, specialising in short stories by new writers. Their short stories can be read in five stops on the London Underground, on their iPhone and iPad app or in their Kindle book.

The mobile app and Kindle book feature short stories by new writers who have been discovered through Five Stop Story's writing competitions. For the chance to see your own story on the iPhone and iPad app and win a cash prize of £150, enter their latest competition here


The Global Short Story Competition

Open to writers across the world for stories of no more than 2000 words.
Monthly prizes of 100 and 25 for the runner-up.
Entry Fee 5


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TxtLit Competition

Txt Lit is a new literary genre of creative writing using a mobile phone texting system, or SMS (Short Message System) for stories containing just 160 characters, including spaces and punctuation.

Prize: 50
Fee: 1 plus cost of the text

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Closing Date: Monthly


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Just a Contest

The website dedicated to writing contests.

 

 

 


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