UK and International Writing Competitions Update – February 2013

It’s the end of December and here we are looking forward to competitions in 2013. You can find the complete listing on the Writing Competition Listings Page.

New Competitions Announced

Edge Hill Short Story Prize Collection £5,000.00 Free 04/03/2013
Frank O’Connor Award Collection 25000 Euros Free 12/03/2013
Sentinel Competition Mixed £150.00 £5.00 20/03/2013 1,500/50 lines
Bristol Prize Short Story £1,000.00 £7.00 30/04/2013 4,000
Exeter Writers Competition Short Story £500.00 £5.00 31/03/2013 3,000
Fish Poetry 1,000 euros 16 euros 31/03/2013 200 words
Lightship Prize Short Memoir £1,000.00 £12.00 31/03/2013 5,000
Lightship Prize Poetry Book Mentoring £20.00 31/03/2013 20 pages
The Moth Prize Short Story 1,000 euros 9 euros 31/03/2013 2,500
Theatre Centre Awards Play £6,000.00 Free Not Known
Windsor Fringe Drama Award Play £500.00 £5.00 05/03/2013 30 minutes
Rubery Book Award Book £1,000.00 £35.00 30/04/2013 1 copy
Short Fiction Annual Competition Short Story £500.00 £10.00 31/03/2013 5000
Words for the Wounded Short Story £250.00 £100.00 11/03/2013 400
FlamingoFeather Competition Poetry £1,000.00 £4.50 15/03/2013 120 lines

Competitions Ending in February

The Kelpies Prize Novel £2,000.00 Free 28/02/2013 40,000-70,000
BBC Wildlife Travel Writer Short Story TBC Free 28/02/2013
BBC National Award Short Story £15,000.00 Free 28/02/2013 8,000
Playing Bingo Short Story £300.00 Free 28/02/2013 3,000
Norwich Writers Circle Poetry £300.00 £3.00 19/02/2013 40 lines
Writers & Artists Yearbook Short Story £500.00 15/02/2013 2,000
Cardiff International Competition Poetry £5,000.00 £6.00 15/02/2013 50 lines
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