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Deadline: Fri 1 Dec 2023
Location: UK, Channel Isles
This autumn, the Classical Association is delighted to be running a competition to give girls, young women and non-binary writers aged 19 or under based in the UK and the Channel Isles the opportunity to have their creative work appear alongside bestselling authors Madeline Miller and Jennifer Saint! Read more...

Deadline: Fri 1 Dec 2023
Location: UK
Entries are invited for this year's inaugural Derby Poetry Festival Poetry Prize. The national competition is open to UK writers aged 18+ (max 60 lines) on any theme. Helen Mort judges this year's competition. There are four prizes including an East Midlands Prize to celebrate writers from the region. Read more...

Deadline: Sun 3 Dec 2023
Location: UK, Republic of Ireland
Thousand Films has opened a new tv pilot script scheme for writers without agency representation. The best scripts will be taken onto Thousand Films' own funded development slate. Read more...

Deadline: Mon 4 Dec 2023
Location: Norwich
The Dragon Hall Cottage is available for retreats for creative writers and literary translators, providing you with the perfect space to work from our Literature House, here in Norwich UNESCO City of Literature. Read more...

Deadline: Mon 4 Dec 2023
Location: International
Single poems and collections of up to 20 poems are invited from women of any age of any nationality from any country. This includes under-18s. Judges: Fiona Benson (Single Poem), Imtiaz Dharker (Poetry Pamphlet). Read more...

Deadline: Tue 5 Dec 2023
Location: UK, Republic of Ireland
Our next Open Call window for DRAMA and COMEDY DRAMA scripts will be open between 12 noon on Tuesday 7th November 2023 and 12 noon on Tuesday 5th December 2023. Writers aged 18 and over and resident in the UK or Republic of Ireland are invited to apply. Read more...

Deadline: Thu 14 Dec 2023
Location: International
Tyger Tyger Magazine is an online journal of new poems for children. We are currently open for submissions of poems aimed at 7-11-year-olds on the theme ‘People and Characters’. Open to all writers internationally aged 18 and over. Read more...

Deadline: Sun 17 Dec 2023
Location: International
For the fourth year, The Masters Review is open for submissions of literary prose chapbooks from emerging writers worldwide writing in English. We’re interested in collections of flash fiction, creative nonfiction essays, short stories, and anything in-between. Read more...

Deadline: Mon 18 Dec 2023
Location: International
Women poets are invited to submit poetry that reimagines women in myth, fairy tale, folklore or legend, poems that tell women's lost histories, or untold stories, to the Heroines Anthology and Women's Writing Prize. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 19 Dec 2023
Location: Scotland
November 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the Scottish Society of Playwrights. To celebrate this significant milestone, we are delighted to launch the SSP@50 Fellowship Awards. Read more...
Writing Guides
Check out the Poetry Society's new writing and discussion guides to accompany the National Poetry Competition 2021.

Short Story Competitions
Check out Booktrust's list of ongoing Short Story Competitions.
Making Submissions
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