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Creative writing contest: Adventures in Fiction New Voices Competition

04 June 2020

Win a Start-up Mentoring Package worth £550 in the competition for first-time novelists

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Crimefest Awards 2020 shortlists announced
Including the new Specsavers Debut Crime Novel Award

02 June 2020

Creative writing prize: [PANK] 2020 Competitions
Win $1,000 and publishing contracts for full-length manuscripts

01 June 2020

Work in progress competition - Agora Books' Lost the Plot prize
Submit your work in progress by 30 June

29 May 2020

Creative writing award: The Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writers' Award
Two writers will each receive £20,000 funding for a current writing project…

28 May 2020

The Outsiders Project: Tattoo
The Outsiders Writers Project is gathering the stories of the meaning associated…

28 May 2020

JK Rowling releases new story, The Ickabog
Standalone The Ickabog is serialised daily online

27 May 2020

Creative writing competition: The 2020 Primadonna Prize
Win £500 and representation in the competition for unpublished, unagented…

26 May 2020

Northern Short Story Festival celebates its fifth birthday with an online summer…
30 May will feature a programme of workshops, masterclasses and a virtual pub…

26 May 2020

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