Open Poetry Competition

Entry fee, £6

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

Any subject, no more than 35 lines

Judge, Tristram Fane Saunders

 

Short Story Competition

Entry fee, £6

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

Any subject, 1,000 to 2,000 words

Judge, Lucy Jago

 

A Book for Children Competition

Entry fee, £6

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

Any subject. First two chapters or first twenty pages

whichever is the shortest, plus the synopsis

Judge, Lucy Cuthew

The competition will judge writing for children, age 9 and up.

This includes writing for young adults

 

Young Poets Competition

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

The Poetry Society

Any subject, no more than 35 lines

Judge, Caleb Parkin

All competitions open 1st April – 30th June 2022