The deadline for all competition entries is Wednesday 31st May 2017.
First things first, choose your writing species, novel, short story, flash fiction or poem.
Poems may be up to 42 lines in length. The entry fee is £9. The winning poet will receive £5,000.
Short stories may be up to 5,000 words long. The entry fee is £10. The winning short story writer will receive £5,000.
Flash fiction may be up to 250 words long. The entry fee is £8. The winning flash fiction writer will receive £1,000.
Novel extracts may be up to 8,000 words long, and must be from the opening chapters. You must also supply a 300-word synopsis. The fee is £20. Entries will be judged by Nathan Filer in conjunction with The Literary Consultancy and literary agency A.M.Heath. First prize prize is £1,000 plus mentoring through The Literary Consultancy’s Chapter & Verse scheme, and possible publication.
Find full details and enter your creative works at www.bridportprize.org.uk.
Got an event, challenge, competition or call for submissions you’d like to draw my attention to? Send me an email at Judy(at)socket creative(dot)com.