Creative writing competitions: Lucent Dreaming Fiction and Poetry


18 May 2021
Win first prizes of £250 in the independent magazine's creative writing contests

In the short story category, enter original,unpublished fiction between 2,000 and 5,000 words. The entry fee is £4 per story.

In the poetry category, enter original, unpublished poems up to 56 lines. The entry fee is £4 per poem.

The first prizes are £250, a short story or poetry bundle, publication in the magazine and online, and limited edition merch. The second and third prizes are £50 and £25, publication and merch.

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The closing date is 30 May.

For full details see the website.


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