Opportunities

Welcome to the Literature Works Opportunities page. It's a free resource to advertise literature news, events, jobs and residencies to South West writers and readers. If you'd like your opportunity to be included, please get in touch.

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Writer, Letterbox Productions

We are now looking for our next writer to write a 1 hour play for us to take to the Edinburgh Fringe this August, to be performed at ‘The Space, North Bridge’.

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Live Theatre

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Live Theatre’s Live Lab Bursary

Would you like £2000 to develop an outstanding, imaginative, new piece of theatre?

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Swift River

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Swift River Essay Contest

This year for Mother’s Day, in honor of the strength and commitment mothers provide for their children and families, Swift River and Shame Kills are proud to sponsor the “My Mother, My Hero” essay contest with a $200 prize for the winning essay!

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Crediton Short Story Comp 2017

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Crediton Short Story Competition 2017

Entries are now being accepted for the third Crediton Short Story Competition.

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Creative Futures

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Creative Future Literary Awards Now Open for Submissions

The Creative Future Literary Awards are now open for submission

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Royal Cornwall Museum books

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Winston Graham Historical Prize

Is there anything better than reading a good book? Actually, yes, writing one, having it published and then winning a respected prize for it.

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Arvon Totleigh Barton Short Story Competition

If you think you can tell an exciting story using only 500 words, Arvon Totleigh Barton would love to hear from you!

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Trustees Sought, Winchester Poetry Festival

Winchester Poetry Festival is seeking new trustees. Winchester Poetry Festival aims to be the leading dedicated poetry event in the south of England. The charity puts on the biennial festival…

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Cornish Short stories

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Call for Submissions: Cornish Short Stories

Cornwall based writers Emma Timpany and Felicity Notley have been asked to co-edit a new collection of Cornish Short Stories to be published by The History Press in May 2018. The working title for the collection is Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing. To be eligible for consideration, stories must be submitted by writers either born in or living and working in Cornwall.

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Paper-Nations

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Call out for Writers!

Paper Nations is currently looking for writers to run creative writing workshops across a range of schools in the South West!

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Writers in Residence 2018

Now seeking applicants for its seventh year, Gladstone’s Library’s competitive Writer in Residence programme provides space and resources for writers

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Box Office Manager, Bradford Literature Festival

Bradford Literature Festival is hailed as one of the most inspirational festivals in the UK.

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Sun 30

Betjeman Poetry Prize

Free to enter
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January 1 @ 3:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
Sun 30

8 Month Novel Course

£950
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January 27 @ 10:00 am - September 27 @ 1:00 pm