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Creative writing competition: The Edinburgh Short Story Award 2024

09 December 2023

The annual short fiction contest has a first prize of £3,000

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Creative writing competition: The Paul Cave Prize for Children's Literature 2024
The new writing contest is for poetry and short fiction aimed at children…

09 December 2023

Poetry prize: The Poetry Kit 11th International Poetry Competition 2024
Enter poems on any subject to win a £220 first prize

07 December 2023

Creative writing competition: The Page is Printed 2024
The competition from Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre is for any creative writing that…

05 December 2023

Creative writing competition: The Cheshire Prize 2023/24
The 2023/4 prize is for writing on any theme by writers with a connection to…

05 December 2023

Creative writing prizes: The Northern Writers' Awards 2024
The Awards support writers from the North of England, with a focus on new…

04 December 2023

Playwriting competition: Sky Blue Theatre British Theatre Challenge 2024
Winning scripts will get a professional performance at the Jack Studio Theatre,…

29 November 2023

Poetry competition: The Latin Programme Poetry Prize 2024
Enter poems on the theme of 'terra firma' (solid ground)

28 November 2023

Writing for children prize: Searchlight Awards Chapter Book Competition 2024
Searchlight Writing for Children Awards is launching a new competition for best…

26 November 2023

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