Opportunities

Bridport Prize

Application Deadline:
31 May 2020 12:00 am

The Bridport Prize is an international creative writing competition established in 1973 by the Arts Centre’s founder Peggy Chapman-Andrews. All entries submitted can be on any subject, and written in any style or form.
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The Bath Novel Awards

Application Deadline:
31 May 2020 12:00 am

The BATH NOVEL AWARDS were established in 2013 to spotlight and support emerging writers. Judged by readers and literary agents, the prizes are open to unpublished and independently published novelists worldwide. The BATH NOVEL AWARD is a £3,000 prize for adult novels, with submissions invited from December to May. Deadline: May 31 Find out more: […]
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Creative Future Writers’ Award

Application Deadline:
31 May 2020 12:00 am

Founded in 2013, the Creative Future Writers’ Award is an annual development  programme for talented writers from a wealth of backgrounds. It includes the UK’s only national writing competition for all under-represented writers, alongside a series of workshops in hubs throughout the UK. With the support of our leading literary partners, winners are selected by a panel of industry experts and are given […]
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SPHINX 30: OPEN CALL FOR FEMALE PLAYWRIGHTS

Application Deadline:
15 June 2020 12:00 am

SPHINX 30: OPEN CALL FOR FEMALE PLAYWRIGHTS As stage one of Sphinx Theatre’s 30th anniversary programme Sphinx 30, Sphinx is pleased to be able to offer ten £1000 seed commissions to emerging or mid-career female playwrights based in the UK via an open call. Each selected Sphinx 30 playwright will take part in the Sphinx Lab, […]
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The Phil Fox Award for Playwriting

Application Deadline:
16 June 2020 5:00 pm

The Phil Fox Award for Playwriting invites playwrights with any level of experience from across the UK to submit full-length scripts about issues related to addiction. The competition winner will receive a £6,000 commission from OETC to continue developing the winning script or to develop a new script about issues related to addiction. They will also receive mentoring […]
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The V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize

Application Deadline:
3 July 2020 12:00 am

The Royal Society of Literature is delighted to announce the twenty-first V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize. This Prize for the best unpublished short story of the year was founded by the RSL at the beginning of the new millennium to commemorate the centenary of an author widely regarded as the finest English short-story writer of […]
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