16 June 2021
The theme for this year's competitions is 'Stardust'
The Hammond House competitions, which are sponsored by University Centre Grimsby, are in four categories: Poetry, Short Story, Scriptwriting and, new for 2021, Songwriting. All entries in this year's competition must be original, unpublished and on the 'Stardust' theme.
• Songwriting: There are two categories: lyrics only and performed song. The winner in each category will receive £100. The entry fee is £10.
• Poetry: Enter poems up to 40 lines. There are prizes of £500, £50 and £20. The entry fee is £10.
• Short story: Enter short stories between 1,000 and 5,000 words. The prizes are £1,000, £100 and £50. The entry fee is £10.
• Scriptwriting: Enter ten pages of script for theatre, radio, TV or television. The prize is £250. The entry fee is £10.
The closing date is 30 September 2021.
For full details see the website.