Xtra Kudos, April

Congratulations

William Alderson: short-listed for the Fenland Poet Laureateship for 2015

Gail Dendy, ‘Highly Commended’ for Rina. In The Dinaane Debut Fiction Award (formerly the European Union Literary Award)

Still Time To Enter

Poetry

April 30

Grey Hen Poetry Competition

For women over 60

Grey Hen Press, PO Box 450, Keighley, W Yorks BD22 9WS

www.greyhenpress.com

April 30

Southport Writers’ Circle International Poetry Competiton 2015

Southport Writers’ Circle, 22 Melling Road, Southport, PR9 9DU
www.swconline.co.uk

April 30
# Ver Poets Open Competition 2015
Competitions Secretary, 181, Sandridge Road ,
St Albans, Herts AL1 4AH

gillknibbs@yahoo.co.uk    

www.verpoets.org.uk

April 30

# Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition 2015

The Competition Secretary,,

21 Trinity Road, Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 7DB
warepoets_competition@hotmail.co.uk
www.poetrypf.co.uk/comps/ware15.pdf

New In

Other

June 5

The Novella Award 2015
The Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5UG
thenovellaaward@ljmu.ac.uk
www.thenovellaaward.com

June 29 (tbc)

Bradt Annual Travel Writing Competition.

www.bradtguides.com/travelwriting

Deadline Diary

Poetry

May 31

David Burland Poetry Prize 2015

Anna Burland Services

39 High Street, Wolverhampton WV11 1ST, England, UK;

00 44 (0) 121 554 4268

annaburland@btconnect.com o

www.davidburlandliteraryservices.com

May 31

THE FROGMORE POETRY PRIZE 2015

21 Mildmay Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1PJ

www.frogmorepress.co.uk

May 31st

The London Magazine’s Poetry Competition 2015

Opens April 1

The London Magazine’s Short Story Competition 2014,
11 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5EL.

competition@thelondonmagazine.org

http://thelondonmagazine.org /

June 7

June 21 for online entries
Back Room Poets’ First International Competition
http://backroompoets.weebly.com  

June 19
Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year Competition 2015
Festival Office, 8 Orange Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2JA
www.canterburyfestival.co.uk

June 30

Poetry Space Competition 2015

21 Davis Close, Barrs Court, Bristol BS30 7BU

susan@poetryspace.co.uk    www.poetryspace.co.uk

www.poetryspacecompetition.blogspot.com

July 2

Four Corners 2015 International Poetry Competition

www.stx.ox.ac.uk/50/fourcorners

July 6
19th Mere Literary Festival Biennial Open Poetry Competition

MLF, Lawrences, Old Hollow, Mere, Wilts. BA12 6EG

www.merelitfest.co.uk

July 17

Second Light Open Poetry Competition for long and short poems by women

Dilys Wood, 3 Springfield Close, East Preston, West Sussex, BN16 2SZ

 www.secondlightlive.co.uk/downloads/comp15.pdf

                                             

August 1

Carillon Magazine

Charity Sonnet Competition

www.carillonmagazine.co.uk

Short Stories

May 31 (was June 30)

Pen & Ink Designs Spring Writing Competition

www.penandinkdesigns.co.uk/competitions.html

June 30
Writersreign Short Story Competition

compentry@writersreign.co.uk
www.writersreign.co.uk/

Poetry & Short Stories

May 31

The Bridport Prize 2015

International Writing Competition for Poetry, Short Story, Flash Fiction

and the Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award for a First Novel  

Kate Wilson, Competition Administrator, The Bridport Prize,

PO Box 6910, Bridport, Dorset DT6 9BQ

www.bridportprize.org.uk

Multi Genre

May 31
The Yeovil Prize

Liz Pike, YCAA, The Octagon Theatre, Hendford, Yeovil BA20

enquiries@yeovilprize.co.uk
www.yeovilprize.co.uk

June 16
Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition 2015
& Mslexia Women’s Pamphlet Competition 2015
www.mslexia.co.uk

June 26

The Impress Prize for New Writers

(Impress Books at the University of Exeter)

Impress Books, Innovation Centre, University of

Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RN 
richard@impress-books.co.uk
www.impress-books.co.uk

July 24

Wasafiri New Writing Prize

Nisha Obano, Wasafiri,

The Open University in London,

1-11 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8NP

n.a.obano@open.ac.uk

http://www.wasafiri.org/prizes.asp

July 31

HISSAC Annual Open Short Story & Flash Fiction Competition 2015

20 Lochslin Place, Balintore, Easter Ross, Scotland IV20 1UP

www.hissac.co.uk

Other

Ongoing
NAWG ‒ Writing Competition ‒ 100 Word Mini-Tales
www.nawg.co.uk/3805/

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