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The Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize 2023/2024
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The Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize is an annual short story competition open to both published and unpublished writers.

The story must be no longer than 6,000 words.

The cost of entry per submission is £10.

The winning author will receive a cash prize of £2,500. Shortlisted authors will each receive £200.
Shining a Light International Photography Contest 2024
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The theme of this year's contest is "Women Athletes". You may submit only one photo.

The competition is free to enter.

Prizes:
• 1st prize: $1000
• 2nd prize: $750
• 3rd prize: $500
The 2023 John Ruskin Prize
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The competition is open to artists, designers and makers, amateur or professional, aged 18 and over.

The Prize welcomes works in all mediums, including drawing, painting, print, sculpture, photography, textile, animation, mixed media, digital, performance, installation and more.

Entry fees: from £15 to £50.

Five winners will receive prizes totalling £8,000.
Edinburgh Award for Flash Fiction 2024
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The competition is open to all writers worldwide, published and unpublished, who are over 16 years.

Entries can be on any theme or subject but must be original and written in English. Maximum length is 250 words.

The entry fee is £7 per story.

• First prize: £2,000
• Second prize: £300
• Third prize: £150
2023 International Poster Competition
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The competition is open to anyone. You may submit a maximum of 8 posters.

The brief is open. Posters may be created specifically for the competition, for a client or as self-promotion.

The competition is free to enter.

• 1st Place: £500
• 2nd Place: £300
• 3rd Place: £100
2024 Peter Porter Poetry Prize
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All poets writing in English are eligible to enter.

Entries must be a single poem of no more than 70 lines.

Each entry must be accompanied by an entry fee of AU$30.

The winner will receive AU$6,000. The other four shortlisted poets will each receive AU$1,000.
Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023
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The competition is open to all international photographers, both amateur and professional, and of all ages.

Each entrant may submit up to 3 photographs.

Entry is free.

Prizes:
• Environmental Photographer of the Year: £5,000 cash prize
• Young Environmental Photographer of the Year: Nikon Z Camera + 2 Nikon lenses
Mslexia Women’s Flash Fiction Competition 2023
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The competition is open to women of any nationality from any country.

Submit unpublished complete short fiction of up to 300 words.

Entry fee: £6.

The winner will receive £500. Three additional finalists will each receive £50.
International Silent Book Contest 2024
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The competition is open to illustrators of any nationality over the age of 18.

You may submit a new and unpublished illustrated book without words. The narration must be realized through the illustrations.

The entry fee is 50 €.

The winning book project will be published by Carthusia Edizioni. The author will sign a regular publishing contract and receive a cash prize of 3.000 € as advance on the royalties.
2023 Summer Short Story Award for New Writers
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The competition is open to any writer who has not published a novel or memoir with a major press. 

You may submit previously unpublished fiction or creative nonfiction up to 6,000 words.

The entry fee is $20.

The winner receives $3,000.