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Poetry prize: Parkinson's Art Poet of the Year Competition 2021
The theme for this year's contest is 'Empowerment'

04 October 2021

Poetry prize: 2021 Shooter Poetry Competition
All entrants will receive a free e-copy of Shooter's winter 2022 issue featuring…

29 September 2021

Creative writing competition: Wenlock Olympian Society Short Story Competition
Enter stories up to 2,500 words to win a £150 first prize

28 September 2021

Creative writing competition: Writers' & Artists' Short Story Competition 2022
Win a place on an Arvon course in the free-entry contest

27 September 2021

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

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