Wed 23 September 2020
Competitions & Submissions
Jobs
Funding
Events
Competitions & Submissions
Mentoring & Coaching
Retreats
You are here: Home > The Writer's Compass > Events & Opportunities > Competitions & Submissions

Competitions and Submissions

Page 1 of 9:  < Prev|1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|Next >

Deadline: Fri 25 Sep 2020
Location: UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, or Republic of Ireland.
BBC Studios is looking for the next generation of series creators. One of the biggest hurdles for a writer is making the leap from working on someone else’s show to getting your own work produced. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 25 Sep 2020
Location: Ireland
The Irish Writers Centre are offering 20 subsidised entries for Novel Fair 2021 for BIPOC, Traveller, and working class writers currently living across the island of Ireland. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 25 Sep 2020
Location: International
The Novel Fair is an Irish Writers Centre initiative which aims to introduce up-and-coming writers to the top publishers and literary agents across Ireland and the UK. Apply by 25th September. Read more...

Deadline: Mon 28 Sep 2020
Location: International
Entrants are invited to submit up to 3000 words of the opening to any finished or part finished manuscript aimed at YA audiences or higher, of any genre, accompanied by a synopsis of no longer than 300 words. Read more...

Deadline: Mon 28 Sep 2020
Location: International
This year's Troubadour Prize is to be judged by Mona Arshi & Mark Doty. £3,500 available in prizes. Poems (max 45 lines) may be submitted from any country & must be in English. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 29 Sep 2020
Location: North of England
Scratch Me is a new filmmaking lab from Film Hub North for people based in the north of England. It’s a talent development programme for writers and writer-performers from a range of disciplines who want to experiment with the moving image.  Read more...

Deadline: Wed 30 Sep 2020
Location: International
[sub]liminal is a new online literary and art journal. We are currently open for submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, photography, art, and mixed media to Issue 1.  Read more...

Deadline: Wed 30 Sep 2020
Location: International
We are interested in poetry, fiction, non-fiction and hybrid forms of writing and text art with any theme but for this issue, we are particularly interested in work that considers difference. Work in translation is welcome.  Read more...

Deadline: Wed 30 Sep 2020
Location: South East
Writing Our Legacy is launching a new literary magazine called Covert aimed at writers of Black, Asian and ethnic minority background (BAME) living in the South East of England, with an emphasis on supporting Sussex-based writers. Read more...

Deadline: Wed 30 Sep 2020
Location: International
Crowvus are looking for ghost stories of up to 4000 words for a Christmas anthology. Open to writers worldwide. There is also a category for children (10-16 years). Cash prizes. Read more...
Mslexia: 6 top tips
Download Mslexia's tips for winning their short story competition.

Short Story Competitions
Check out Booktrust's list of ongoing Short Story Competitions.
Making Submissions
Download Alison Baverstock's guide to making an effective submission to an agent or publisher.