Creative writing prize: The Friends of Manning's Pit Saki Short Story Competition


Win a £500 first prize in the second literary venture from Friends of Manning's Pit

Manning's Pit in Devon can be seen from the windows of the childhood home of Hector Hugh Monro, the short story writer known as Saki.

The competition is for original, unpublished short stories up to 3,000 words. They don't need to be in the style of Saki, or about Manning's Pit, but they should be relevant to the country and its wildlife, and include a spark or originality or wit.

The first prize is £500, and there are second and third prizes of £200 and £100.

The entry fee is £5 for one and £12 for three.

The closing date is 30 June 2021.

For full details see the website.


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