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All entries should be original and unpublished, and on this year's 'Changes' theme.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.
The closing date is 30 September.
For full details see the website.