Competitions

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.

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W&A Competitions

Win a W&A Guide to Self-Publishing
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The W&A Guide to Self-Publishing is essential reading for any indie author who wants to go it totally alone, who wants to work with other independent professionals or who might choose to pay for self-publishing provider services...
W&A Working-Class Writers' Prize
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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?

WAYB Competitions

The Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition
The Queen's Knickers Award
The Alligator's Mouth Award for Illustrated Early Fiction

Writing Calendar Competitions

Saveas Writers' International Writing Competition 2021
SaveAs Writers launch their annual international creative writing competition, this year asking for poems and short stories on the theme of Horizons. T
Saveas Writers' International Writing Competition 2021
SaveAs Writers launch their annual international creative writing competition, this year asking for poems and short stories on the theme of Horizons. T
Saveas Writers' International Writing Competition 2021
SaveAs Writers launch their annual international creative writing competition, this year asking for poems and short stories on the theme of Horizons. T
The Rhys Davies Short Story Competition 2021
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The Rhys Davies Short Story Competition recognises the very best unpublished short stories in English in any style and on any subject up to a maximum of 5,000 words by writers in / from