Creative writing competition: The Val Wood Prize 2022


17 August 2022
The theme for this year's prize is 'Storytelling'

The popular annual Val Wood Prize for Creative Writing from much-loved author Val Wood has two categories. The competition is for wrietrs who have not been commercially published.

The international category is for short fiction around 2,000 words on the stoytelling theme and has a £100 prize.

The Yorkshire Prize is open to residents of Yorkshire only and is for stories on the storytelling theme that are set in Yorkshire. There is a £100 prize.

Two overall runners up will each be awarded £25. Winners are published online.

Entry is free.

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The closing date is 31 August.

For full details see the website.


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