Creative writing competition: 2022 Hammond House Literary Prize

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13 May 2022
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This year's contest is on the theme of 'Changes'

The annual international Hammond House Literary Prize is sponsored by University Centre Grimsby, and this year has five categories.

• Poetry: Up to 40 lines. The prizes are £500, £50 and £20.

• Short story: Between 1,000 and 5,000 words. The prizes are £1,000, £100 and £50.

• Comedy: Sketches (max four sides of A4) or stand-up scripts (max two sides of A4). Winning scripts will be performed at the 2023 Literary Festival. This category is new for 2022.

• Scriptwriting: Scripts for film, TV, radio or short film, up to 10 pages. The prize is £250.

• Songwriting: Lyrics or performed song. The prizes are £100.

All entries should be original and unpublished, and on this year's 'Changes' theme. The entry fee is £10 for one entry in a single category.

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The closing date is 30 September.

For full details see the website.

 

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