Closing date 30 September
Bedford International Writing Competition
is for poems (up to 40 lines) and short stories (up to 3000 words).
Judges: Ruth Hogan, Lesley Saunders, Steve Lowe.
Prizes £300, £150, £100.
Special Bedford Prizes donated by The Harpur Trust: Short Story £100, Poem £100.
All shortlisted entries published as download entries published as download anthology.
Profits support charities and projects that help children and adults improve literary skills.
Entry fee: £6 per person, £12 for three poems or stories.