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Crime writing competition: CWA Debut Dagger Award 2020
The CWA's international competition for unpublished crime writers is for the…

16 December 2019

Creative writing competition: Win a writing retreat
Tweet your plot summary in Holiday Cottages' contest to win a week's retreat in…

13 December 2019

Script opportunity: BBC Writersroom Script Room Drama 2020
The BBC's annual window for unsolicited drama scripts opens today

09 December 2019

Poetry prize: WoLF Poetry Competition 2020
Wolverhampton Literature Festival's international contest is for poems on the…

06 December 2019

Call for submissions: Aliens anthology from Iron Press
Imaginative interpretations of the 'aliens' theme are invited for anthology…

03 December 2019

Short story competition: Annihilation Radiation
Storgy's 2019 fiction contest invites irradiated stories for an anthology about…

02 December 2019

Short story competition: 2020 Bristol Short Story Prize
Win a £1,000 first prize for a short story up to 4,000 words

29 November 2019

New Welsh Writing Awards 2020: Rheidol Prize for Prose
Win £1,000 for prose with a Welsh theme or setting

29 November 2019

Ink Pantry Publishing's Krampus Poetry Competition 2019
Send Krampus-themed poems for the free-entry competition

27 November 2019

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