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Location: International
Now in its nineteenth year, the Plough Poetry Prize is an international open competition for poems in English up to 40 lines on any subject. This year's judge is Roger McGough. Read more...

Deadline: Sun 29 May 2022
Location: International
The Award is open to unrepresented and unpublished authors aged over 18 years at the time of entry for a novel in any adult fiction genre. Entries must be in English. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: International
The Bridport Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the literary world. Whether you’re writing poetry, a short story, flash fiction or a novel, we can’t wait to read your words. Enter by 31st May. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: Scotland
In the context of the UN Ocean Decade and the ocean climate emergency, transdisciplinary artist Christina Peake and oceanographer Kelly Greener will be leading a new art/science sailing residency off Scotland. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: UK
Applications are open for this year's Emerging Writers Programme which offers a bursary of £1,500, mentorship, writing seminars, peer support and an appearance at our annual literary festival for UK writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: International
The Green Stories project in partnership with BAFTA have launched a new competition to create a short video (up to 5 minutes) that raises awareness of the role of fictional role models in promoting sustainable lifestyles, and call out those writers, producers and characters that implicitly promote excessive consumption as an aspiration. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: International
We would like to invite you to submit your best unpublished stories between 1,500 and 4,000 words on the theme of hope. 1st Prize: £1000 plus publication on our website and in print. International entrants welcome. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: International
In our quest to offer authors a stage for their work, we are excited to be hosting our 2022 Short Story Competition. Most genres accepted: fiction, science fiction, non-fiction e.g. biography, memoir, true story. 3,000 words maximum, no minimum. Open to all authors worldwide. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: International
The Page Turner Awards 2022 are now open for submissions, giving you the chance to propel your writing career! Place your writing in front of successful authors, experts in publishing, literary agents, publishers and film producers. Prize fund is over £40K. Read more...

Deadline: Tue 31 May 2022
Location: UK
PEN Translates helps UK publishers to meet the costs of translating new works into English – whilst ensuring translators are acknowledged and paid properly for their work. 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
Download Alison Baverstock's guide to making an effective submission to an agent or publisher.