Are you a writer who identifies as working-class? Looking for an opportunity to get your writing out there? Are you getting ready to take that next step on the path to publication?
Here you can browse through not only our own competitions, but writing competitions featured in the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook. All competitions uploaded to the Writing Calendar will also feature here.
Writing Calendar Competitions
BlackInk Writing Competition
Serendipity and Writing East Midlands are looking for creative writers from the African and African Caribbean Diaspora to submit short stories for BlackInk’s Writing Competition.
Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers Programme
The programme offers bursaries of up to £1,500, mentorship, peer-support and writing seminars to ten UK-based emerging writers of any background.
Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year 2022
Spectrum: Poetry Celebrating Identity
Spectrum seeks to provide a platform for those who feel marginalised or othered. We want the resulting anthology to be a celebration of our differences.