The Bedford Competition
International & Short Story & Poetry Awards
Short Story Competition – up to 3000 words.
Poetry Competition – up to 40 lines on any theme.
TBC is a non-profit group, all net proceeds going to charities
Short story judge, Tim Jarvis. Poetry judge, Kirsten Norrie/MacGillivray
Prizes: £1500, £300 and £200
All entries go into the main competitions;
those aged 17 to 25 or Bedford residents qualify for special prizes as well.
Entry fee: £7.50 or 3 for £15. Students, £5 or 3 for £10.
Closing date: 31 October 2023