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Creative writing competition: Writers' & Artists' Short Story Competition 2022

27 September 2021

Win a place on an Arvon course in the free-entry contest

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Poetry prize: Janet Coats Memorial Prize
The competition from Paisley Book Festival is for short poems that tell great…

27 September 2021

Poetry prize: Café Writers Open Poetry Competition 2021
Win a £1,000 first prize in the annual international competition

24 September 2021

Scriptwriting prizes: The UK Film Festival Script Competitions
There are categories for feature script, ten-minute script and three-minute…

24 September 2021

Children's writing competition: The Searchlight Writing for Children Awards
Entries are invited in the Best Novel Opening for Children and Young Adults…

23 September 2021

Creative writing award: The Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2022
The £1,000 prize is for debut novels by authors over the age of 60

22 September 2021

Creative writing prize: Fosseway Writers Short Story Competition
The next quarterly contest for 2021 is for SFF stories

22 September 2021

Creative writing prize: Writers Bureau Flash Fiction Competition 2021
Win a £300 first prize in the contest for stories up to 500 words

21 September 2021

Creative writing competition: Create the Future Climate Writing Competition
Enter any kind of creative prose in the international contest for eco-writing

21 September 2021

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