Kipling Society John McGivering Prose Competition 2022

Deadline date - 1st May 2022

10th March 2022 12:00am to 2nd May 2022 12:59am

Rudyard Kipling, a great animal lover, wrote the ever0popular Just So Stories telling How the Elephant got his Trunk, the Beginnin g of the Armadilloes and many more, and the  Jungle Books with their stories of Rikki-Tikki the mongoose and Kotick the seal, as well as Mowgli's adventures with the Wolf-Pack and his tiger enemy Shere Khan. Kipling also wrote stories for adults about horses, cats, rats, bees and, especially sogs, including the book-length Thy Servant A Dog, told by the Aberdeen terrier 'Boots'. 

  The Kipling Society invites prose submissions for its Writing Competition, funded  by the late John McGivering, on the theme of Animals. Entries of up to 2000 words in fiction,  memoir or travel writing, should address animal(s) in a way connected, directly or obliquely, with Kipling's own life and/ or writings.

Booking & payment

Entries must be submitted via the Kipling Society's website. There is a fee of £8.00 per entry, payable via Paypal.

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