Open Competitions

Modern Speculative Fiction Competition

Give us a taste of the unknown in this competition for short stories with a bit of an edge

Closing Date: 15 October 2019

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500-word Flash Competition

You have an open brief on subject and theme, but only 500 words to tell the story

Closing Date: 15 November 2019

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Christmas Poem Competition

Get us in a festive mood with your poetry

Closing Date: 15 November 2019

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Epistolary Short Story Competition

Tell us a complete story using a secondary source in our Epistolary Short Story Competition

Closing Date: 15 December 2019

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Swanwick Poetry Competition

Win your way to Swanwick with a poem

Closing Date: 30 April 2020

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Swanwick Short Story Competition

Win your way to Swanwick with a short story

Closing Date: 30 April 2020

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Swanwick Writing for Children Competition

Win your way to Swanwick with a story for children

Closing Date: 30 April 2020

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