UK and International Writing Competition’s Update November 2012

Once again we have a number of new competitions announced to the UK short story and poetry writing public, we also have 24 ending this month too.  You can find the complete listing on the Writing Competition Listings Page.

New Competitions Announced

Anthony Hecht Prize Poetry £1,750.00 £15.00 01/12/2012 Collection
James White Award Short Story £300.00 Free 16/12/2012 6,000
Magma Competition Poetry £500.00 £5.00 16/12/2012 80 lines
Sentinel Competition Mixed £150.00 £5.00 20/12/2012 1,500 / 50 lines
Willesden Herald Short Story £300.00 £3.00 21/12/2012 7,500
Ballymaloe International Poetry £5,000.00 £7.50 31/12/2012 50 lines
Fellows’ Prize Poetry £500.00 £5.00 31/12/2012 30 lines
John Brooks Award Non Fiction £1,000.00 £20.00 31/12/2012 Full Length
What’s Your History Poetry £100.00 Free 31/12/2012 50 lines
Writers Bureau Annual Prize Poetry £500.00 £5.00 31/12/2012 40 lines

Competitions Ending this Month

As promised I’ve created this post for the last day of October, which means that you have a day to get an entry into the first two of these competitions. Good luck everyone!

Park Publications Short Story £100.00 £3.00 01/11/2012 3,000
Global Letter Writing Letter £50.00 Free 01/11/2012 200
Erewash Writers Group Flash Fiction £10.00 Free 08/11/2012 500
Erewash Writers Group Christmas Short Story £40.00 Free 08/11/2012 2,000
Poetry Competition Poetry £100.00 £4.00 15/11/2012 45 lines
Barnet Open Poetry Poetry £200.00 £5.00 16/11/2012 35 lines
Bedford Open Poetry Poetry £300.00 £4.00 17/11/2012 50 lines
Iota Shots Award Pamphlet Poetry £100.00 £14.50 19/11/2012 16 Pages
Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Poetry £500.00 £25.00 29/11/2012 24 Pages
Café Writers Poetry £100.00 £4.00 30/11/2012 40 lines
Earthlines Essay £500.00 £5.00 30/11/2012 5,000
Ellenor Lyons Hospices Short Story £100.00 £5.00 30/11/2012 1,500
Fish Publishing Short Story £3,000.00 £20.00 30/11/2012 5,000
Park Publications Short Story £150.00 £2.50 30/11/2012 1,500
Betty Trask Prize Novel £25,000.00 30/11/2012
Café Writers Open Poetry Poetry £1,000.00 £4.00 30/11/2012 40 lines
Cinnamon Press Awards Mixed £150.00 £12.00 30/11/2012 4,000/40 lines
Commonwealth Writers Short Story £1,000.00 Free 30/11/2012 5,000
Ellenor Lions Short Story Short Story £100.00 £5.00 30/11/2012 1,500
Inktears Short Story Short Story £1,000.00 £6.00 30/11/2012 3,000
International Aeon Award Short Story £1,000.00 £7.00 30/11/2012 10,000
New Writer Prose & Poetry Mixed £300.00 £5.00 30/11/2012 08/09/1913
Sentinel Literary Quarterly Mixed £500.00 £5.00 30/11/2012 60 lines
Somerset Maugham Awards Book £6,000.00 Free 30/11/2012
West Country Writers Bursary Letter Weekend Free 30/11/2012

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