UK and International Writing Competitions Update – April 2013

There are loads of competitions ending in April and I’ve found another load that are mostly ending in May, with one or two exceptions. You can find a complete list of all competitions I’ve found to download on the UK and International Writing Competitions overview page.

Latest Writing Competitions Announced

Hysteria 2013 Short Story £150.00 £3.00 31/08/2013 2,000
Festival of Garden Literature Memoir £2,500.00 £5.00 31/05/2013 2,500
Wirral Festival of Firsts Poetry £200.00 £3.00 01/06/2013
Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Fiction Free 30/06/2013
Scribble Quarterly Short Story £75.00 £3.00 3,000
Bridport Prize Mixed £5,000.00 £6.00 31/05/2013
Chalk the Sun Short Story Course £3.00 05/05/2013 200
Welsh Poetry Competition Poetry £400.00 £4.00 26/05/2013 50
David Burland Prize Poetry £200.00 £8.00 31/05/2013 40
Frogmore Prize Poetry 200 guineas £3.00 31/05/2013 40
Lightship Playwriting Prize Play Mentoring £18.00 31/05/2013 30 pages/6,000
Theatre Centre Awards Play £6,000.00 Free 07/06/2013
Wigtown Competition Poetry £2,000.00 £7.00 31/05/2013 40
Winning Writers Sports Mixed $1,000 $15 31/05/2013
Yeovil Literary Prize Novels £1,000.00 £11.00 31/05/2013 15,000

Writing Competitions Ending in April 2013

Wergle Flump Humour Contest Poetry $1,000.00 Free 01/04/2013
Deddington Writing Competition Mixed £100.00 £5.00 13/04/2013 2,000/36
Early Works Press Poetry £100.00 £3.00 30/04/2013 40
Poetic Republic Poetry £2,000.00 £7.00 30/04/2013 42
Swanwick Mixed Swanwick £5.00 30/04/2013 1,000/40
Grey Hen Poetry £100.00 £3.00 30/04/2013 40
King’s Cross Award Scripts £5,000.00 £10.00 30/04/2013
Tom Howard/John Reid Short Story $3,000 $16 30/04/2013 5,000
Southport Writers Poetry £150.00 £3.00 30/04/2013 40
Ver Poets Poetry £600.00 £4.00 30/04/2013 30
Academy of Children’s Writers Short Story £2,000.00 Free 30/04/2013 2,000

 

 

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