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The Bridport Prize 2018

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Closing date: 
31 May 2018
Entry: 
Open to writers of any nationality writing in English, 16 years old and over Entry fees various
Prize: 
Poetry and Short Story First Prize £5,000, Flash Fiction and First Novel First Prize £1,000

Welcome to the Bridport Prize

This year's competition closes 31 May, 12 midnight BST 2018.  Read more

Winchester Writers Festival 2018 Writing Competitions

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Closing date: 
11 April 2018
Entry: 
Open to all, no requirement to attend the Festival £6 per entry, +10 for feedback
Prize: 
Various prizes

Our 2018 Writing Competitions are now open!

For full details on our ten writing competitions, please visit www.writersfestival.co.uk/competitions  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

The Bridport Prize 2008

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Closing date: 
30 June 2008
Entry: 
Open to all writers over 18 for unpublished work The entry fee for 2008 is £6 per poem or story.
Prize: 
The first prize in each category is £5,000, second prize £1,000 and third prize £500. An additional 10 supplementary prizes (for each category) of £50 each are awarded

The Bridport Prize International Creative Writing Competition

Closing date 30th June

Entry open to all writers over 18 for unpublished work  Read more

The Bridport Prize 2010

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Closing date: 
30 June 2010
Entry: 
Open to all writers over 16 for unpublished work Entry fee £6 for poems, £7 for short stories and £5 for flash fiction
Prize: 
Short Stories: 1st prize = £ 5,000 ($8,140 US$) Poems: 1st Prize = £ 5000 ( $8,140) Flash Fiction (new): 1st Prize =£ 1000 ($1627 US)

The Bridport Prize

which claims to be the richest open writing prize.

Open to all writers over 16 for unpublished work

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The New Writers Prose and Poetry Prizes 2012

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Closing date: 
30 November 2012
Entry: 
Eligibility: International writers Entry fee (depending on category entered)
Prize: 
Over 100 seminars, workshops and networking events

The New Writers Prose and Poetry Prizes

Deadline: 30 November 2012

Eligibility: International writers

Entry fee (depending on category entered)

Now in its 16th year, one of the most prestigious annual international competitions for short stories, flash fiction, single poems, poetry collections, essays and articles; offers cash prizes as well as publication for th  Read more

The New Writer Prose and Poetry Prizes 2012

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Closing date: 
30 November 2012
Entry: 
International writers
Prize: 
Various

Now in its 16th year, one of the most prestigious annual international competitions for short stories, flash fiction, single poems, poetry collections, essays and articles; offers cash prizes as well as publication for the prize-winning writers in The Collection, special edition of The New WriterThis well-regarded magazine comes out six times a year and publishes the best in fact, fiction and poetry, including top stories from the Fish Prize and Real Writers annual competitions. Runs annual Prose and Poetry prizes, including short stories, novellas and essays, material to be submitted by end November. The magazine is towards the more literary end of the spectrum, but offers more publishing opportunities and market information for subscribers than other UK-based creative writing magazines. http://www.thenewwriter.com magazine each July.  Read more

Winchester Writing Festival Competitions 2016

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Closing date: 
13 May 2016
Entry: 
Open to all, whether or not they attend the Festival itself Entry fees various
Prize: 
Various

Winchester Writers' Festival
Friday 17 June - Sunday 19 June, 2016
University of Winchester, Hampshire
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The Bridport Prize

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Closing date: 
31 May 2015
Entry: 
The Prize is open to writers of any nationality writing in English, 16 years old and over at the time of the closing date. £7 for each submitted flash fiction, £8 for each submitted poem, £9 for each submitted short story
Prize: 
First prize of £5,000, second prize £1,000 and third prize £500

The Bridport Prize has poetry, short stoy, novel and flash fiction prizes. One of the richest writing competitions in the UK, the Bridport Prize is open to all nationalities aged 16 years and over.  Read more

The Bridport Prize 2014

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Closing date: 
31 May 2014
Entry: 
Open to all writers of 16 and over £7 for each submitted flash fiction £8 for each submitted poem £9 for each submitted short story
Prize: 
£5,000 for poem and short story, £1,00 for flash fiction

One of the richest writing competitions in the UK, the Bridport Prize is open to all nationalities aged 16 years and over.

The poem and short story categories each have a first prize of £5,000, second prize £1,000 and third prize £500. An additional 10 supplementary prizes (for each category) of £50 each are awarded.  Read more

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