Creative writing prize: Elmbridge Literary Competition 2022


11 December 2021
Enter writing on the theme of 'Enigma' for this year's contest

The Elmbridge Literary Competition has categories for poem and short story.

In the adult categories, there are prizes of £250, £150 and £100 for the winners, and there is an Elmbridge Award of a £50 book token for the best story or poem by an Elmbridge resident. In the children's categories, the winners will receive book tokens. The winning entries will be published as a chapbook by Sampson Low publishers.

To enter, send original, unpublished short stories up to 1,000 words (8-13 years) or 1,500 words (14+) and poems up to 30 lines, all on the 'Enigma' theme.

The entry fee for adults is £5 per story or poem. Entry for young writers is free. Each writer may enter one story and one poem.

The closing date is 28 February 2022.

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