for writers and readers….

Low waged authors: win a writing course with a major literary agency

The ereader Kobo and lit agents Curtis Brown are offering three scholarships to  aspiring writers this year. It covers tuition fees for each of the following London courses: the three-month … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

INTERNATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION with a metallic theme and an Italian venue…

Poetry on the Lake Patron: Carol Ann Duffy 13th International Poetry Competition. Closing 22nd April 2013. Theme: Metal (include a metallic word, anything from gold to Goldilocks). Categories: Open: Judge – Anne-Marie … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Prestigious International Creative Writing Competition

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition 2013 is now open.  There are two categories for entry – Poetry and Short Fiction – maximum word lenght. Prizes £500 prize money – Poetry … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

TWO international non fiction writing competitions

The Financial Times and Bodley Head have launched an international essay writing competition for young writers. (I admit that I’ve got to the stage where 35 and below looks young.) … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why you hate twitter – still time to enter this free competition

Words with Jam are giving away three mugs (who said you were going to get rich as a writer). All you have to do is tell in exactly 140 characters … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment