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Poetry prize: The National Poetry Competition 2021

01 August 2021

The world's most prestigious prize for a single poem has a first prize of £5,000

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Poetry prize: Manchester Cathedral 600 Poetry Competition 2021
There are ten prizes of £100 to be won in the contest for spiritual poetry

31 July 2021

Creative writing competition: Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize 2021/22
Win a £2,000 first prize in the indie publisher's annual short fiction contest

30 July 2021

Creative writing prize: Adventures in Fiction New Voices Competition
Win a Start-Up mentoring package worth more than £750

28 July 2021

Creative writing competition: Periscope Literary Flash Fiction
Win an £800 first prize for flash on the theme of 'Genius'

27 July 2021

Flash fiction contest: Vl Edition of the International Short Tales Contest
Win an overall first prize of $20,000 for 100-word stories

25 July 2021

Creative writing competition: The Masters Review Summer Short Story Award
The annual competition for emerging writers has a $3,000 first prize

24 July 2021

Creative writing competition: The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction
The theme for this year's contest is 'Crime stories'

23 July 2021

Crime writing winner: 2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year
Chris Whitaker has won the 2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year…

22 July 2021

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