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Lockdown Writing Competition…think short, short, short

The wonderful people at Fish Publishing – who organise some of the best international writing competitions – have come up with a project that tries to capture the strange times … Continue reading

April 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Save 25% on Entries to international Poetry and Short Fiction Competition

Kick start 2019 by submitting to the international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. This long-established and prestigious competition wants to attract both established and emerging writers – you can submit writing … Continue reading

January 12, 2019 · 3 Comments

BREAD AND ROSES working class poetry competition

I haven’t come across this competition before, but this is the second year Culture Matters – a collective of writers and activists – are running the Bread and Roses Poetry … Continue reading

May 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

International Poetry competition – one of the biggest and best

One of the world’s biggest and most prestigious poetry contests, the National Poetry Competition is now open for previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines on any subject. (Publication … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · 10 Comments

An international Poetry Competition for young people

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is free to enter and open to poets aged 11-17 from across the world. Poems can be on any theme or length. … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Four Counties Poetry Competition – work here, live here, study here, be born here and you qualify…

For the very first time Rottingdean Writers’ Group is running a competition specially designed for poets connected to London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. The judge is John McCullough, academic and … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Literate Scientist Is Alive And Well And Winning Prizes In County Cork

Never let it be said that science and the creative arts don’t mix. A biochemist, a psychologist and a dentist are showing how it can be done.  This year’s Ballymaloe … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Enter a poetry competition to support an arts organisation

I’ve just heard that the Torriano Poetry Competition is low on entries and that the Torriano Meeting House is in real need of the funds the competition generates. It is … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 3 Comments