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Creative writing competition: Edinburgh Flash Fiction Awards
Win a £600 first prize for a story up to 250 words

01 July 2020

Creative writing competition: The Perito Prize
Win a £500 first prize for short fiction on the theme of 'accessibility'

01 July 2020

Creative writing prize: Covid-19 Short Story Competition
Enter 250-word stories on your journey navigating the pandemic in the…

30 June 2020

Creative writing prize: Exeter Literary Festival Short Story Competition
Win a first prize of £200 for short stories up to 750 words

30 June 2020

500 Words launches special Black Lives Matter edition
Children between 5 and 13 are invited to submit 500-word stories responding to…

30 June 2020

Short story competition: The Val Wood Prize for Creative Writing 2020
Enter feel-good fiction for this year's competition, which has the theme 'The…

29 June 2020

Call for submissions: The Great Margin
Send prose and poetry created during life in isolation for the…

26 June 2020

Indie Book Award 2020 winners announced
Bernadine Evaristo, Lara Maiklem, Sophie Anderson and Chris Haughton are the…

26 June 2020

Poetry prize: Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition
Win £1,000 first prizes in the Open and EAL categories

24 June 2020

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