Opportunities

Writing East Midlands – THE WRITERS’ CONFERENCE 2021

8 April 2021 - 11 April 2021

THE WRITERS’ CONFERENCE 2021 4 DAYS – FULLY ONLINE Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th April Writing East Midlands in partnership with University of Lincoln EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW ON SALE £70 (£65 concessions) until Monday 15th February The Writers’ Conference is back in April 2021, offering writers all over the country access to leading professionals […]
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A Writing Chance – Fresh Stories from Under-represented Voices

Application Deadline:
26 March 2021 6:00 pm

A Writing Chance is open to new and aspiring storytellers from under-represented backgrounds. We’re looking for fresh perspectives and great stories from people whose voices have historically not been heard in publishing and the media.  This UK-wide project is co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by media partners New Statesman and Daily Mirror. […]
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Annual Creative Future Writers’ Awards 2021 open for entries from underrepresented writers

Application Deadline:
6 June 2021 12:00 am

The UK’s only national competition for ALL underrepresented writers is now open and features over £10,000 in cash and writer development prizes. The award is open to all writers whose stories are underrepresented in mainstream publishing including those with mental health issues, physical/learning disabilities, neurodiversity, Black writers, LGBTQIA+ writers, as well as writers from working class […]
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Winchester Poetry Prize 2021

Application Deadline:
31 July 2021 12:00 am

Entries for the Winchester Poetry Prize 2021 are now open.  First Prize: £1,000 2nd Prize: £500 3rd Prize: £250 A prize is also available for the best poem written by a Hampshire-based poet.​ ​Judge: Jacqueline Saphra​ Entry fee: £5 for first poem, £4 for subsequent poems Closing Date: 31 July 2021 RULES  ​ The competition […]
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