Thursday, 16 February 2012

competitions for writers

Exciting writerly things are happening, which I will be able to tell you about in due course. For the moment, this is a nudge to the writers out there: two fabulous competitions:

Short Fiction’s 6th Annual Short Story competition [click]

1st prize: £500 plus publication
2nd prize: £100

Closing date: 31st March 2012.

Stories must be previously unpublished and under 5000 words. All stories will be considered for publication. Entry is £10, which allows you to submit up to two stories, and to receive a copy of the journal with the winning story inside. – Untie your hands and submit!

The Rialto Poetry Competition 2012 [click]

Theme: 'Nature.' The term ‘Nature Poetry’ will be given a very wide interpretation by the judges.

1st PRIZE £1000
2nd PRIZE £400
3rd PRIZE £300

Closing date: 30th April 2012.

The winning poems will be published in The Rialto, Britain’s leading independent poetry magazine.
Judges: Sir Andrew Motion and Mark Cocker.


Have fun! xx

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