03 December 2021
The theme for this year's contest is 'Sustainability'
Entries to the 2021 Cheshire Prize for Literature may be in the form of short stories, children's literature, scriptwriting and poetry, all on the 'sustainability' theme. This year's contest has various age categories for children and adults.
A winner from each category will be awarded a prize and their work will be published in an anthology by University of Chester Press. Winners in the 4-16 categories will receive book tokens, and winners in the 1-25 and over categories will be awarded a cash prize.
The competition is open to anyone who has lived, worked or studied in Cheshire, including the Wirral and Halton.
Enter short stories up to 1,500 words, poems up to 100 lines, children's literature up to 1,500 words and scripts no longer than 15 minutes in length. All entries must be original and unpublished.
Entry is free.
The closing date is 31 January.
For full details see the website.