Opportunities

The Book Edit Writers’ Prize

Application Deadline:
22 October 2021 12:00 am

The Book Edit has launched a new Writers’ Prize, for unpublished novelists from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in British publishing. The Book Edit Writers’ Prize will select eight writers […]
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The Sussex Poetry Student Competition

Application Deadline:
24 October 2021 12:00 am

The Sussex Poetry Student Competition is open to submissions. Entry is open to anyone with close links to Sussex (eg lived, worked, or born there) who is currently studying a […]
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The Sussex Poetry Competition

Application Deadline:
24 October 2021 12:00 am

The Sussex Poetry Competition is open to submissions. Cash prizes (first prize is £1,000) are available and all prize-winners will be invited to read on stage at The Sussex Poetry […]
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Royal Literary Fund – Professional Writer’s Grants

Application Deadline:
31 October 2021 12:00 am

The Royal Literary are offering grants and financial support to writers in financial need. Writers who have had 2 works published (or scripts/ plays performed) commercially are eligible to apply. […]
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The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition

Application Deadline:
31 October 2021 12:00 am

The Poetry Society are running the 2021 National Poetry Competition – one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for an unpublished poem of up to 40 lines, open to anyone […]
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29th Writers’ Guild Awards for Best Play and Best Play For Young Audiences,

Application Deadline:
31 October 2021 12:00 am

The Writers Guild of Great Britain have opened the nominations for Best Play and Best Play for Young Audiences. The qualifying period for the prizes has been extended, from one […]
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