Open Competitions

750-word competition 2021
Anything goes for this competition but keep to the strict word count
Closing Date 15/04/2021
Swanwick Short Story Competition 2021
Win your way to Swanwick Writers' Summer School with a short story
Closing Date 30/04/2021
Humour Poetry Competition
Spread some joy with this poetry comp, as we ask you to write a humorous poem.
Closing Date 15/05/2021
Spirit Short Story Competition
Spirit is your theme for this month's competition
Closing Date 15/05/2021
Writers' Weekend Short Fiction Competition 2021
Win £250 in this exclusive short story competition
Closing Date 28/05/2021
Food writing competition
Evoke all the senses, whether you enter fiction or non-fiction, for this competition
Closing Date 15/06/2021
Writing Magazine Grand Prize 2021
Win up to £1,000 in our biggest comp of the year, the Writing Magazine Grand Prize
Closing Date 30/06/2021