The Yeovil Literary Prize is open to anyone over the age of 16. There are four categories: Novel (1st prize: £1000), Short Story (1st prize: £500), Poetry (1st prize: £500), Writing Without Restrictions (1st prize: £200). Entry fees: from £5 to £12.
The Bridport Prize is open to writers of any nationality writing in English, 16 years old and over. There are four categories: Poems, Short stories, Flash fiction and Novel. Entry fees: from £8 to £20. Over £18,000 in prize money.
Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old. This year's theme is “Creating a Society Full of Kindness”.Entry is free.1st prize winners will receive a cash prize of 100,000 Yen and will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo.
Poems should be of no more than 80 lines, in English, on any subject. The entry fee is £6 for the first poem. Prizes:• 1st prize: £1,500• 2nd prize: £300• 3rd prize: £150
All poems entered for the prize must be single poems with a maximum length of 50 lines and be no more than 1,000 words in total. Entry fees: AUD$20 and AUD$25. The winner will receive AUD$15,000. The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000.
The Prize is for a single unpublished short story. There is a word limit of 5,000. Entries must be in English.The entry fee is €12 per story. 1st prize: €3,000
The annual HG Wells Fiction Short Story Competition offers a £250 Senior and £1,000 Junior prize. Entry to the Junior competition is FREE and entry to the Senior competition is £10 (£5 for those with student ID).
The competition is open to anyone. The length of each poem must not exceed 40 lines.Entry fees (Adults): £5.75 for first poem, £3.50 for each subsequent poem.• First Prize: £1,000• Second Prize: £500• Third Prize: £250
This is an international competition and there is no age limit. There are two categories: Poetry and Short Fiction.Entry fees:£12 for one Poetry entry and £18 for one Short Fiction entry.Prizes:£1,000 for the Poetry winner£1,000 for the Short Fiction winner