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Poetry prize: WoLF Poetry Competition 2024
Now in its seventh year, the contest from Wolverhampton Literature Festival is…

30 October 2023

Creative writing development: The Joy Brandon Bursary 2024
The bursary, funded by award-winning author Sara Collins, is for Black British…

28 October 2023

Creative writing competition: The Kelpies Prize for Writing 2024
This year's competition is the 20th anniversary of the contest for new…

27 October 2023

Poetry prize: Sabine Baring-Gould Poetry Competition 2024
The competition is in honour of the centenary of the writer's death in 1924

26 October 2023

Non-fiction competition: The Stuart Hall Essay Prize 2023
The inaugural contest is for writers aged 18-30

25 October 2023

Non-fiction competition: The Leah Leneman Essay Prize 2023
The competition from Women's History Scotland is for essays on an aspect of…

24 October 2023

Poetry prize: The Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Open Poetry Competition 2024
The annual international contest has a first prize of £1,000

23 October 2023

Creative writing prize: Tadpole Press 100 Word Writing Contest 2023
Win $2,000 for a 100-word story on any theme

22 October 2023

Poetry competition: The Happiful Poetry Prize 2024
The free-entry competition is for poems that promote mental health and wellbeing

20 October 2023

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