Manchester Writing Competition 2019 is open to online and postal entries, with categories for Poetry and Fiction. Both prizes offer a £10,000 first prize.
The competitions were instigated in 2008 by by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy in 2008. The aim was designed to attract the best new writing from around the world, and to establish Manchester as a literary focal point.
The deadline for all entries is 5pm GMT on 20th September 2019.
The chair of poetry judges is Adam O’Riordan. The entry fee is £17.50.
Find full details and enter on the Poetry Prize page.
The chair of fiction judges is Nicholas Royle. The entry fee is £17.50.
Find full details and enter on the Fiction Prize page.
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