Opportunities

Are you Britain’s Next Great Crime Writer?

Application Deadline:
31 May 2019 4:59 pm

The Big Issue has joined forces with Avon, HarperCollins to find Britain's next great crime writer. Submissions will be accepted from across the UK and the winner will receive a two-book deal with the HarperCollins division.
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DHA Open Day for under-represented Script Writers

Application Deadline:
10 June 2019 4:59 pm

DHA are running an Open Day on 19 September for eight Script Writers from under-represented backgrounds. Writers must be based in the UK and un-agented. Applications are open now. Find out more
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The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019

Application Deadline:
28 June 2019 4:59 pm

The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 is now open for submissions in the categories of Fiction, Poetry, and Life Writing. The prize was launched ten years ago to support new writers, with no limits on age, gender, nationality or background. In this birthday year the prize money has been increased from £300 to £1,000. […]
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Green Stories Competition

Application Deadline:
30 June 2019 11:59 pm

University of Southampton is looking for stories touching on ideas around building a sustainable society
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The Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry in Translation

Application Deadline:
12 July 2019 4:59 pm

The Stephen Spender Prize for poetry in translation 2019 is now open, with Margaret Jull Costa, Mary Jean Chan and Olivia McCannon confirmed as judges. Find out more
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