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Creative writing competition: The Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize 2020/21

06 August 2020

Win a £2,000 first prize for short fiction up to 6,000 words

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Call for submissions: Bookouture with Dahlia Press
The two publishers have joined forces for an exclusive call-out for commercial…

04 August 2020

Creative writiting prizes: Bray Literary Festival
Win a total of €700 in prizes for poetry and flash fiction

03 August 2020

Creative writing competition: Crowvus Christmas Ghost Story Competition 2020
Enter spooky tales for a festive ghost story anthology

03 August 2020

Poetry prize: The 2021 Prole Pamphlet Competition
Win £200 and publication in the competition from Prole Books

31 July 2020

Creative writing contest: Hysteria Writing Competition 2020
Enter short stories, flash fiction and poetry in any genre except horror or…

31 July 2020

Diverse Book Awards longlist announced
The new awards recognise diversity in fiction for child, YA and adult readers

31 July 2020

Creative writing competition: The Impress Prize for New Writers
Win £500 and a publication deal in the competition for unpublished writers of…

29 July 2020

Poetry competition: The Women Poets' Prize
Win £1,000 and mentoring in the free-entry competition from The Rebecca Swift…

28 July 2020

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