Creative writing competition: 2022 Hammond House Literary Prize


13 May 2022
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All entries should be original and unpublished, and on this year's 'Changes' theme.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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