The Wild Words Competition

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The Wild Words Competition runs twice a year, with closing dates on June 21st and December 21st. It is open to writers of fiction/nonfiction poetry or prose, from anywhere in the world, but entrants should take inspiration from one of the four quotes listed on the website. Word count: 1000 words max. Prize: Publication and […]

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Impress Prize for New Writers 2021

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The Impress Prize for New Writers 2021 is open for entries of fiction and non-fiction from around the world. Deadline: 13th September, 2021. Entrants must write in English and be over 16. Prize: £500 and publication. Entry fee: £25. Entry requirements: a book proposal of no more than 1,000 words, a synopsis of no more […]

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The Parkinson’s Art Charity Poetry Competition

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The Parkinson’s Art Charity Poetry Competition is open for entries from around the world, until 1st July 2021. The theme is ‘Vivid Dreams’.  Entries need to include the poem in written form, alongside a recording of the poet reading the poem (or their appointed reader in case of speech problems).  Word count: 30 lines max. […]

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Searchlight Awards – Best Children’s Bedtime Story

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Searchlight Awards – Best Children’s Bedtime Story is open for entries from around the world, until 16th August 2021. Entrants must be 16 and over. Entry fee: £9 per story. 1st prize: £300 and publication. The top 10 stories will feature in an electronic pitch book and be sent to numerous literary agents/publishers.  Word count: […]

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SaveAs Writers’ International Writing Competition 2021

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The SaveAs Writers’ International Writing Competition 2021 is open for poetry and prose submissions until 31st August, 2021. The theme is ‘Horizons’. This can be literal, figurative, a celebration of views, a reflection on T.S. Eliot and his work (The Wasteland opened new horizons in poetry) or a broader take on the theme. Prizes for […]

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Kemper Human Rights Education Essay Contests

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The Kemper Human Rights Education Essay Contests are open to high school students until 10th December, 2021. There are two competitions, one for students in America and one for students from other countries. It’s free to enter. First Prize:  USD$2000 Second Prize: USD$750  Honorable Mention:  USD$250 Word count: 2500 words maximum. Full details here. 

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