Creative writing prize: The Ovacome Writing Competition 2022

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07 July 2022
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The theme for this year's contest is 'Perspective'

Now in its third year, The Ovacome Writing Competition is in aid of ovarian cancer support services and awareness projects.

There is a first prize of £250 and a runner-up prize of a £50 Waterstones book voucher. This year's judges are Call the Midwife stars Jenny Agutter, who is Ovacome's patron, and Stephen McGann. Winning stories will be published online.

The competition is for original, unpublished short stories up to 1,500 words, on the 'Perspective' theme. Stories do not have to be about health or ovarian cancer.

The entry fe eis £5 or £10 for entry plus donation.

The closing date is 30 September.

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For full details see the website.

 

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