The Creative Writing Award is a fantastic opportunity for existing and aspiring writers and poets to showcase their work to a wider, international audience: previous entrants have gone on to achieve success and recognition across the world.
There are two categories for entry: Poetry and Short Fiction.
Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words each and poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines each. Both short fiction and poetry entries should be written in English. Submissions previously published elsewhere are accepted.
- Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual, a compelling anthology of new writing loved by audiences internationally
- £500 prize money for Poetry winner: £500 prize money for Short Fiction winner
- A selection of inspirational books from Bloodaxe Books and Vintage Books
- A complimentary copy of the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual
Entries close 31 August 2014. For more information and to submit visit the website