Federation of Writers Scotland Vernal Equinox Competition 2017
Poetry (any number of poems, no more than 40 lines each);
Short stories (any number, between 1,500 and 2000 words each);
Flash fiction/mini-story (any number, up to 500 words).
Prizes in each category: 1st prize £100, 2nd prize £25, 3rd prize £10
There is no theme this year. Open entry
Closing date for the competition: 26 March 2017
Entry fee is £3 per poem, £3 per flash fiction piece, £5 per short story.
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