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Life Writing

The Spread the Word Life Writing Prize 2019

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Closing date: 
1 February 2019
Entry: 
Open to emerging writers living in the UK aged 18 or over No entry fee
Prize: 
£1,500 and other prizes

The Spread the Word

London organisation running creative writing workshops for writers at all stages, with a focus on new writing and live literature, and encouraging innovation and experimentation. www.spreadtheword.org.uk

Life Writing Prize in association with Goldsmiths Writers' Centre was established in 2016.

Open to emerging writers living in the UK aged 18 or over, the Prize was established to celebrate and develop life writing in the UK thanks to a generous donation from Joanna Munro.

Blake Morrison is Patron of the Prize.  Read more

Winchester Writers Festival Competitions 2017

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Closing date: 
15 May 2017
Entry: 
Open to all writers across the UK and around the world regardless of whether or not you attend the Festival Entry fees mostly £6
Prize: 
Various

The Festival's ten writing competitions are now open for submissions!

The competitions are open to all writers across the UK and around the world regardless of whether or not you attend the Festival in June.

Closing date: 15 May 2017. All entries must be submitted online. Winners will be announced at the Festival and on our website on Saturday 17 June.  Read more

Wasafiri New Writing 2011

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Closing date: 
29 July 2011
Entry: 
£6 entry fee Wasafiri is looking for creative submissions (3000 words max) in one of three categories: Poetry, Fiction or Life Writing.
Prize: 
£300 in each category, winning entries to be featured in Wasafiri

Wasafiri New Writing

Deadline: Fri 29 Jul 2011

£6 entry fee

Prizes: £300 in each category, winning entries to be featured in Wasafiri   Read more

Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2016

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Closing date: 
15 July 2016
Entry: 
Open to writers of any nationality and any age group with work which has not been previously published Entry fee £6
Prize: 
Winners in each category will receive £300 and their entries will be published in Wasafiri.

The New Writing Prize 2016 is now open for entries!

Submissions are welcome in three categories: Poetry, Fiction and Life Writing. Ensure that you submit your entry/entries by the deadline: 5pm BST on 15 July 2016. Winners will receive £300 and their entries will be published in Wasafiri.  Read more

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