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Creative writing competition: The Moth Short Story Prize 2021

26 February 2021

Win a €3,000 first prize in the annual contest for stories up to 5,000 words

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The Reading Agency launches Read, Talk, Share campaign to combat loneliness
The campaign is backed by Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts as well as authors…

25 February 2021

Poetry competition: Poetry for Good
Celebrate the UK's key workers in a new national poetry competition

23 February 2021

Creative writing prize: WriteTime Short Story Competition
The quarterly contest for writers over 60 is inviting entries

23 February 2021

Get your work critiqued by George Saunders
The award-winning author will critique up to 25 pages in The Prose Challenge

23 February 2021

Diamond Dagger Award for Martina Cole
The CWA has awarded its highest honour to the UK's bestselling female crime…

23 February 2021

Creative writing competition: The Keats-Shelley Prize 2021
Win £5,000 in prizes in the competition for poems and essays relating to the…

22 February 2021

Poetry prize: The Gutter and Edwin Morgan Trust Poetry Competition
Win a £500 prize in the All Things Are Possible competition for poets over 40

19 February 2021

Creative writing prize: The Fowey Festival Short Story Story Competition
The theme for this year's contest is 'Breaking Point'

18 February 2021

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