Writing Competitions 2015
1000 word challenge
Deadline: The next one closes on the 30th of November 2015.
Submission: Submit short stories of up to 1000 words.
Entry Fee: £5
Prizes: £100, £50, £25. The winning stories will also be published on their website.
More Info: Visit their website for further information.
The Fish Short Story
Deadline: 30th November 2015
Theme: Any subject.
Submission: short stories of up to 5,000 words on
Entry Fee: 20 euro for the first entry, 10 euro for each subsequent entry.
- 1st prize is 3,000 euros, 1,000 of which is for travel expenses to the anthology launch.
- Second prize is a week at the Anam Cara Writers & Artists’ Retreat in Cork with 300 euros travel expenses.
- Third prize is 300 euros.
- Ten stories will be published in the 2016 Fish Anthology and the authors will receive five free copies and an invitation to read at the launch during the West Cork Literary Festival in July.
More Info: More here.
The Times Chicken House Children’s Fiction competition
Deadline: 18th December 2015
Theme: Children’s Fiction
Submission: Submit a novel 30k to 80k words aimed at young readers between 7 and 18
Prizes: £10k, agency representation and publication by Chicken House
More Info: Full details here.
The Benjamin Franklin House Literary
Deadline: 31st October 2015
Theme: For Young writers between 18 and 25
Submission: Submit 1000 – 1500 words, fiction or non-fiction
Entry Fee: Free
Prizes: Prizes: £750, £500. The winners will be published on The Telegraph website.
More Info: Morehere.