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Poetry prize: 2020 Ledbury Poetry Competition
Ledbury Poetry Festival is inviting international entries for the competition…

23 March 2020

Creative writing competition: The Moth Short Story Prize 2020
Win a first prize of €3,000 in the international competition

23 March 2020

Non-fiction submissions: Horror articles for Bloody Disgusting
In response to the coronavirus crisis, horror film site Bloody Disgusting is…

20 March 2020

Screenwriting prize: The Nick Darke Award 2020
The £6,000 award is open for entries from UK and European screenwriters

20 March 2020

Help for writers in the Coronavirus crisis: £330,000 Authors' Emergency Fund
The Society of Authors has joined forces with partner organisations to offer…

20 March 2020

Scriptwriting opportunity: BBC opens up 2020 Writers' Academy
Any writer may now apply to the BBC Studios' training scheme that involves a…

19 March 2020

Poetry competition: The Wigtown Poetry Prize
The international Scottish poetry competition, which was refreshed and rebranded…

19 March 2020

Creative writing competition: The JKP Writing Prize
The new creative writing award from Jessica Kingsley Publishers is for…

17 March 2020

Creative writing competition: W&A Working Class Writers' Prize
Lisa McInerney, this year's judge, will mentor the winning writer for a year

16 March 2020

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