UK and International Writing Competition’s Update December 2012

It’s the end of November and once again I’m giving you the updates to writing competitions for January and letting you know those competitions which will be closing in December.  You can find the complete listing on the Writing Competition Listings Page.

New Competitions Announced

24:7 Theatre Festival Plays Staging £30.00 07/01/2013 60 Minutes
Alan Sillitoe Memorial Poetry £200.00 £3.00 22/01/2013 40 Lines
The Caine Prize Short Story £10,000.00 Free 31/01/2013 10,000
Creative Writing Spaces Mixed £60.00 £5.00 31/01/2013 2,000/40 lines
Drama Association Wales Plays £250.00 £12.50 31/01/2013 One Act
Fish Prize for Memoirs Non-Fiction £1,000.00 £18.00 31/01/2013 4,000
Kent & Sussex Poetry Society Poetry £1,000.00 £5.00 31/01/2013 40 Lines
Northern Writers Awards Mixed £40,000.00 Free 31/01/2013 3,000/30 Poems
Chudleigh Phoenix Award Short Story £100.00 £4.00 31/01/2013 1,500

Competitions Ending this Month

West Country Contest Short Story £1,000.00 £5.00 12/12/2012 1,200
Sandalle Fine n Ten Monologue Performance £5.00 14/12/2012 1,000
Gordon Burn Prize Books £5,000.00 Free 31/12/2012
Wishing Shelf Novel £28.00 31/12/2012
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
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