for writers and readers….

International grants for writers and artists with children

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is offering $5000 awards to writers and artists with children. The money can be used for costs such as child care, workspaces, new equipment, research and travel. The Sustainable … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · 3 Comments

International Humour Writing competition in honour of Mark Twain

Against the assault of Laughter nothing can stand  — Mark Twain This is the second annual competition organised to raise funds for the Mark Twain House and Museum in Connecticut USA … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

International Writers in Residence Program where you get to keep the house

This is the most exciting and original literary project I’ve ever heard of and its aim is to heal a broken city. Detroit – home of Motown, Hip Hop,  and … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

International fiction and non fiction writing competition — open to self published authors

Just heard about the Santa Fe Writers Project. Excuse me while I pause for a moment to savour those words. Santa Fe. Isn’t that the sound of the thundering herd? … Continue reading

July 4, 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

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