The deadline for all competition entries is 31st May 2019.
Poems may be up to 42 lines in length. The entry fee is £10. The winning poet will receive £5,000.
Short stories may be up to 5,000 words long. The entry fee is £12. The winning short story writer will receive £5,000.
Flash fiction may be up to 250 words long. The entry fee is £9. The winning flash fiction writer will receive £1,000.
The winning and highly commended flash fiction, short stories and poems will be published in the Bridport Prize anthology 2019.
Novel extracts may be up to 8,000 words long. You must also supply a 300-word synopsis, which should be the first page of your entry. The fee is £20.
First prize is £1,000 plus a year’s mentoring through The Literary Consultancy’s Chapter & Verse mentoring scheme, and possible publication. T
Second prize is £500 plus a full manuscript assessment from The Literary Consultancy
There are runners-up awards of £100, plus a 50-page manuscript assessment (redeemable against a full appraisal if desired), which will be made to three shortlisted writers.
The opening chapters of the first prize and runner-up novel will be published on the Bridport Prize website.
Find full details and enter your creative works at www.bridportprize.org.uk.
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