Creative writing competiiton: The Bournemouth Writing Prize 2023


08 November 2022
The annual contest is aimed at furthering the careers of the writers who enter

The Bournemouth Writing Prize from Fresher Publishing has two categories: poetry and short stories. Enter original, unpublished short stories up to 3,000 words and poems up to 42 lines.

The short story prize is £500, feedback from a literary agent or editor and a professionally produced recording of the work. The poetry prize is £500, feedback and advice from poet Antony Dunn and a professional produced recording of the winning work.

Each entry costs £7.

The closing date is 27 January 2023.

For full details see the website.

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