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Writing Competitions (International, US and UK): May – July, 2013

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The following list consists of links to submission calendars for UK and International writing competitions. These links will be regularly updated.

If you can recommend any good competitions we are eager to hear about them. Just email us through our online contact form and provide full links.  Many thanks.

May 2013

15th May – Momaya Short Story Competition

19th May – The Word Hut 9th Short Story Writing Competition

25th May – Curry Mallet History Festival 21-23 June 2013 Adults’ Short Story Competition

28th May – Short Story Competition with Mardibooks and IdeasTap

31st May – Thynks Publications Science Fiction Story Competition

31st May – Winning Writers Sports Poetry & Prose Contest

31st May – Garden Museum’s Festival of Garden Literature Writing Competition

31st May – Munch Time Short Story Competition

31st May – Frome Festival Short Story Competition

31st May – The Fiction Desk Ghost Story Competition

31st May – Yeovil Literary Prize – Short Story

31st May – Dark Tales Short Story Competition

31st May – Frogmore Poetry Prize

31st May – The Bridport Prize

June 2013

1st June – The Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poetry Prize

8th June – Segora Poetry, Vignette and Short Story Competitions

10th June – Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

17th June – Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition

17th June – Mxlexia Poetry Pamphlet Competition

30th June – British Czech & Slovak Association Writing Competition

30th June – Writers Bureau Annual Short Story Competition

30th June – Lightship Short Memoir Prize

30th June – Lightship One page Prize

30th June – Lightship First Poetry Book Prize

30th June – Lightship Short Story Prize

30th June – Lightship Flash Fiction Prize

30th June – British Fantasy Society Short Story Prize

30th June – The Henshaw Competition

30th June – Writers Reign Short Story

30th June – Cinnamon Press Poetry & Fiction Competitions

July 2013

1st July – Lightship Poetry Prize

1st July – Lightship First Chapter Prize

15th July – Doris Gooderson Short Story

20th July – Eyelands Third International Short Story Contest

26th July – The 2013 Wasafiri New Writing Prize

26th July – Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize

31st July – HISSAC Annual Open Short Story Competition

31st July – The Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Competition

31st July – Earlyworks Flash Fiction Competition

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