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The Brighton Prize

If you can create a story that challenges us with new ideas while staying beautifully simple, there’s a good chance we’ll love it. Our judges this year are novelist Alison MacLeod, literary agent [...]

The Bridport Prize

You can submit poems, short stories, flash fiction stories and the opening chapters of your novels to the competition. Submissions for the The Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award for a First Novel can be [...]

The Bath Short Story Award

This international competition is in it’s fifth year. Writers can win up to £1200 for short stories. You can read more about it here. Deadline: 23 April 2018.

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