Wednesday, 21 July 2010

End of July Competitions

From my favourite magazine Mslexia and some more from Kudos.

There are a buzzillion competitions with deadlines at the end of July. Here's a list. Google the details yourself or get yourself a copy of Mslexia for full details.

Deadline: 30th July
  • Wasafiri New Writing Prize: Poetry, Fiction and Life Writing. Prize only for the winner so I won't enter. I think you need more of a spread/chance.
  • Essex Poetry Festival 10th Open Poetry Competition. £6 per poem, £20 for 5

Deadline: 31st July
  • Norman MacCaig Centenary Poetry Competition. £5 per poem, £12 for 3
  • Hay-on-Wye Short Story Competition
  • The Slingink Prize: Fiction and Poetry, Adult and Junior Small prizes
  • Aldeburgh first collection has to be published already
  • McLellan Award for Play Writing
  • Narrative Short Story Contest. A US prize goes up to 15,000 words
  • HISSAC Open Short Story Competition
  • Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition. More here
  • Guildford Book festival Short Story Competition Up to 7,000 words that inspire and uplift. Aimed to be read in full on the train from Guildford to Waterloo. One prize only.
  • The Sussex Playwrights' Club One Act Play Competition
  • SpokenInk Audiostory Competition
  • Sid Chaplin Short Story Competition. Also for junior writers.


Michael Farry said...

Also Arvon, Over the Edge and the Bard of Fingal around the same time. Must be something there I can be lucky in!

Anna May said...

Thanks for the always timely competition/submission reminders. Hope it's OK that I've linked to you on my blog?

Anna May x

Emerging Writer said...

Thanks Michael. The deadline for entries is 5pm on 16 August 2010 for Arvon
Over the Edge closing date is Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
BArd of Fingal is July 30th

I think they've all been featured at some point on the blog.
Any other gems?

Emerging Writer said...

Thanks for dropping by Anna May.
I'll add your blog to the blogroll