Creative writing competitions: Ilkley Literature Festival

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29 June 2016
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Entries are invited for the Walter Swan Trust Poetry Prize and the Short Story Competition

 

Entries are invited for the Walter Swan Trust Poetry Prize and the Short Story Competition

This year Ilkley Literature Festival is running creative writing contests for poetry and short stories.

• The Walter Swan Trust Poetry Prize is for poems on any subject up to 30 lines. There are prizes of £200, £100 and £75.

• The Short Story Competition is for short stories on any subject up to 3,000 words. There is a first prize of £200.

Winning authors, runners up and commended writers will be invited to read at Ilkley Literature Festival, which takes place between 30 September and 16 October.

The entry fee is £5 per poem or story.

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The closing date is 29 July.

 

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