Creative writing competition: The Aurora Prize for Writing 2021


23 April 2021
Writing East Midlands invite entries of new fiction and poetry for their national writing contest

Winners in each category will receive £500, feedback on their work from a leading literary agent or editor, a year's membership of the Society of Authors and an introductory session with the SoA. Runners up get £150 and the third prize is a one-day course from Writing School East Midlands. There is also a regional prize of £100 for the best writing in each category from the East Midlands. The fiction judge is Jon McGregor and the poetry judge is Debris Stevenson.

Enter original, unpublished short stories up to 2,000 words and poems up to 60 lines.

The entry fee is £9 for the first entry and £7 for any subsequent entries.

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The closing date is 7 June.

For full details see the website.


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