Open Competitions

Keats Poetry Competition
Commemorate the bicentenary of Keats' death with this month's open poetry competition
Closing Date 15/03/2021
New Start short story competition
Banish 2020 with our competition for stories on a 'new start' theme
Closing Date 15/03/2021
750-word competition 2021
Anything goes for this competition but keep to the strict word count
Closing Date 15/04/2021
Swanwick Short Story Competition 2021
Win your way to Swanwick Writers' Summer School with a short story
Closing Date 30/04/2021
Writers' Weekend Short Fiction Competition 2021
Win £250 in this exclusive short story competition
Closing Date 28/05/2021
Writing Magazine Grand Prize 2021
Win up to £1,000 in our biggest comp of the year, the Writing Magazine Grand Prize
Closing Date 30/06/2021