Open Poetry: Entry fee, £6

Prizes:  1st £1,000, 2nd £500, 3rd £250, Local £100

Any subject, no more than 35 lines

Judge, Jo Shapcott

 

Short Story: Entry fee, £6

Prizes:  1st £750, 2nd £300, 3rd £200, Local £100

Any subject, 1,000 to 2,000 words

Judge, Duncan Minshull

 

A Book for Children: Entry fee, £6

Prizes:  1st £750, 2nd £300, 3rd £200, Local £100

Any subject. First three chapters or first thirty pages

whichever is the shortest, plus the synopsis

Stories aimed at readers aged 7+ allowing entrants

to write either middle grade or teenage novels

Judge, Fleur Hitchcock

Young Poets: Entry fee, £3

Prizes: £150, £75, £50 plus a year’s membership of

The Poetry Society

Any subject, no more than 35 lines

Judge, Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Deadline for all all competitions: 30th June 2020

Further essential information, including full submission guidelines for all competitions can be found at the Wells Festival of Literature website.