I’ve just added SIX new competitions to the Writing Competition Listings Page, they are:
- FBT Sports Writing Competition
- The Word Hut Short Story Competition
- The ‘Page is Printed’ Prize
- Segora Short Story 2012
- The Flaneur
- 2012 Spilling Ink Short Story Competition
FBFT Sports Writing Competition
Please submit prose or poetry, fiction or non-fiction up to 1500 words in length and must be related to sport in some way. They would like to see sports writing that is original, exciting or somehow out of the ordinary.
The closing date is 13th May 2012 (last day of the Premier League football season.)
There are a number of prizes: First place, £50; Second place, £30; Third place, £20 and the 3 winning entries will be published on the website.
There is no fee to enter the competition although you must be over 18 years of age.
For more information visit their website: www.freebetsfreetips.com/sports-writing-competition
The Word Hut 3rd Short Story Writing Competition
Please submit short stories of up to 1,000 words on any theme and in any genre. Stories published on a blog or non-profit making website may also be submitted. However, please do not submit work that has been sent to another competition or which has already won a prize.
The closing date: is13th May 2012
The prize is £50.00
It costs £4.00 to enter.
You can find out more on their website at: www.thewordhut.com
The ‘Page is Printed’ Prize for Creative Writing 2012 Sponsored by Waterstones
This is a competition to write your entry on side of A4 paper only. Any genre, any style or any type of writing is acceptable.
The closing date is 29th May 2012
The prizes are: Adults Prizes: 1st Prize, £100 in Waterstones vouchers; 2nd Prize: £50 in Waterstones vouchers; 3rd Prize £25 in Waterstones vouchers.
There is also a prize for under 16s of £20 in Waterstones vouchers to the top 5 entries.
The entry fee is £4 for adults, and free for under 16s. The fee also entitles to submit three entries.
You can find out more information on the website at: www.tacchi-morris.com
Segora Short Story 2012.
There is an entry fee: £5 by post or online.
You can find out more on their website at: www.poetryproseandplays.co.uk
The Flaneur – call for Urban short stories for Flaneur ebook
The competition is looking for stories of up to 6,000 words and 10 – 15 stories will be published in an eBook.
The closing date is 31st May 2012
The prizes are 50% of all entry fees.
The entry fee is $10 per entry.
You can find out more on their website at: www.flaneur.me.uk/04/flaneur-ebook/
2012 Spilling Ink Short Story Prize
Stories are invited for publication in an anthology with a maximum length of 1,500 words. All genres are welcome.
The closing date is 31st May 2012
The prizes are £500 (first prize), £250 (second prize), £125 (third prize).
The entry fee can be paid in sterling, euro’s or dollars online or by UK cheque only £5 or €8 or $10
You can find out more on the website at www.spillinginkreview.com/competitions
Competitions Closing this Month
|Templar Poetry Pamphlet and Collection Awards||Short Poetry Collection||£250.00||£18.00||07/05/2012||18-24 pages|
|The Word Hut 3rd Short Story Writing Competition||Short Story||£50.00||£4.00||13/05/2012||1,000|
|David Burland International Poetry Prize||Poetry||£500.00||£4.00||15/05/2012||40 lines|
|May Poetry Competition||Poetry||£100.00||£4.00||15/05/2012||45 lines|
|FBFT Sports Writing Competition||Short Story/Poetry||£100.00||Free||15/05/2012||1,500|
|Virgina Warbey Poetry Prize||Poetry||£600.00||£4.00||19/05/2012||40 lines|
|Welsh Poetry Competition||Poetry||300 + anthology||£4.00||27/05/2012||50 lines|
|‘The Page is Printed’ Prize||Short Story||Vouchers||£4.00||29/05/2012||A4 Page|
|Yeovil Literary Prize||Novel||£1,000.00||£11.00||31/05/2012||15,000|
|Yeovil Literary Prize||Short Story||£500.00||£6.00||31/05/2012||2,000|
|Frome Festival||Short Story||£300.00||£5.00||31/05/2012||1,000 – 2,000|
|Bridport Prize||Short Story||£5,000.00||£8.00||31/05/2012||5,000|
|Frogmore Poetry Prize||Poetry||200 guineas||£3.00||31/05/2012||40 lines|
|The Flaneur||Short Story||50% of fees||£10.00||31/05/2012||5,000|
|2012 Spilling Ink Short Story Prize||Short Story||£500.00||£5.00||31/05/2012||1,500|
|Segora Short Story 2012||Short Story||£150.00||£5.00||31/05/2012||1,500 – 3,000|