The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019
Closing Date: 28th June
There are three categories: Fiction, Poetry, and Life Writing.
The winners in each category will receive a £1,000 cash prize. They will also be published in Wasafiri and offered the Chapter and Verse or Free Reads mentoring scheme in partnership with The Literary Consultancy (dependent on eligibility).
Entry Fee: £6 for one entry, £10 for two, £15 for three.
Closing: June 29, 2019.
Prizes: £600, £300, £150, two highly commended prizes of £75 each.
Entry Fee: £3 per poem
The competition is open to anyone who was either born, educated, working or resident in Suffolk, or is a Suffolk Poetry Society member.
All winning poems (including commended poems not attracting a monetary prize) will be read at an awards event in early October and will be included in the 2019 Crabbe Poetry Prize Anthology.
For stage plays with a performance time of between one-and-a-quarter and two hours. These should in some way touch upon ideas around building a sustainable society. All genres are welcome.
Closes: 17th June 2019
Prizes: £100 each in three ages categories, plus an extra £200 for the overall winner. All top-rated scripts will be read by production company Live Your Values with a view to putting on a production in 2020 with a community-based theatre group
Free to Enter
Retreat West Quarterly Themed Flash Fiction Contest
Winner Prize: £200
Runner-Up Prize x 2: £100
Word count: Max 500
Closing Date: 30th June 2019
£8 for 1 entry
From the website:
The Bath Novel Award is an international prize for novel manuscripts written for adults or young adults. Recipients include Joanna Barnard, Clarissa Goenawan, Kim Sherwood, Sophie Draper and Abi Darè
Eligibility: open worldwide to unpublished, and independently published novelists.
2019 Judge: Hellie Ogden, literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit.
Prize: £2,500 plus literary agent introductions and manuscript feedback
Shortlist prize: literary agent introductions and manuscript feedback
Longlist prize: The writer of the most promising longlisted novel will receive an online place worth £1,800 on Edit Your Novel the Professional Way sponsored by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy
Key dates: entries open 5th December 2018 with submissions invited until 2nd June 2019
Submissions: first 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of novels in any genre.
Entry fee: £25 per novel, with sponsored entries available for low income writers.
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