Open Competitions

Epistolary Short Story Competition
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Tell us a complete story using a secondary source in our Epistolary Short Story Competition
Closing Date 15/12/2019
Historical Fiction Competition
Any period, any genre, just make sure you use a historic setting for this short story competition.
Closing Date 15/01/2020
Open Poetry Competition
Anything goes in our annual Open Poetry Competition
Closing Date 15/01/2020
Open Short Story Competition
Our biggest competition of the year, giving you a completely free rein.
Closing Date 15/01/2020
Dialogue Only Short Story Competition
Let the characters do the talking for our latest short story competition
Closing Date 15/02/2020
Swanwick Short Story Competition
Win your way to Swanwick Writers' Summer School with a short story
Closing Date 30/04/2020
Swanwick Poetry Competition
Win your way to Swanwick Writers' Summer School with a poem
Closing Date 30/04/2020
Swanwick Writing for Children Competition
Win your way to Swanwick Writers' Summer School with a story for children
Closing Date 30/04/2020