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BBC National Short Story Award
The National Short Story Award aims to promote the best in contemporary British short fiction and has celebrated both established writers and new star...
Deadline: 2018-02-28

John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger
This award is for the best crime novel by a first-time author of any nationality first published in the UK in English during the judging period. It i...
Deadline: 2018-02-28

Margery Allingham Short Story Competition
The CWA Margery Allingham Short Story competition was set up in 2013 to celebrate the short story and Margery Allingham's contribution to crime writin...
Deadline: 2018-02-28

Wicked Young Writers' Award
The Wicked Young Writers’ Award was established by the long-running musical Wicked in order to link the important messages of the production wit...
Deadline: 2018-03-12

Bath Novel Award
2,000 international prize for unpublished or independently published writers of novels for adults or young adults. Judge: Susan Armstrong of Conville...
Deadline: 2018-04-06

Exeter Story Prize
The Exeter Story Prize is for a story of up to ten thousand words. There is no minimum word count. Authors must be over 18 years old, and stories sho...
Deadline: 2018-04-30

Red Shed Open Poetry Competition
This open poetry competition to anyone aged 16 and over. Entries should be unpublished poems up to 50 lines in length....
Deadline: 2018-04-30

WoW CreativeWritingMatters Short Story Competition
The 2015 Wow! One Thousand Words competition is for stories in English of 1,000 words, not including the title. We will allow up to fifty words over ...
Deadline: 2018-05-31