Erewash Writers Free Entry Writing Competition Closing date: 23rd May 2019. Prizes: In 2018, £25 short story, £10 poetry or flash fiction. Free entry. Looking for: 500 words. Email: erewashwriterscomps@hotmail.co.uk Website: https://erewashwriterscompetition.weebly.com/ TulipTree Review New Writers Contest Closing date: 23rd May 2019. Entry fee: $20 per entry.. Looking for: Fiction and non-fiction, up to 10,000 words. Prizes: $1,000 and publication. Website: http://www.tuliptreepub.com/tuliptree-review.html Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award Closing date: 28th May 2019. Entry fee: $40 per piece. Looking for: Short stories by a Canadian citizen. Prizes: Can$1000 for one outstanding short story. Website: https://tnq.ca/peter-hinchcliffe-award/ Tillie Olsen Short Story Award Closing date: 30th May 2019. Prizes: $500 and publication Entry fee: $15. Looking for: Short stories, up to 5,000 words. Website: https://thetishmanreview.com/contests/ Momaya Press Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th May 2019. Prizes: £110, £55, £25, winners and shortisted authors will be published in the Momaya Short Story. Entry fee: £11. Looking for: Short stories up to 3,000 words on the theme of 'Trading Places'. Further info: You may submit more than one short story. Website: http://momayapress.com/momaya-short-story-competition/ MJ Meads Short Story Competition 2019 Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: A pair of Cashmere Writing Gloves worth over $50, plus runners up prizes. Entry fee: FREE. Looking for: A short story, 1500-2500 words on the theme 'Message(s)'. Website: https://www.mjmeads.com/p/short-story-competition Yeovil Literary Prize (Short Story) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100. Entry fee: £7. Looking for: Maximum 2,000 words. Website: https://www.yeovilprize.co.uk/ Bridport Prize 2019 (Short Story) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize: £5,000. See website for more prize detail. Entry fee: £12 per short story. Looking for: short stories (up to 5,000 words), poetry (up to 42 lines) and flash fiction (up to 250 words). Email: kate@bridportprize.org.uk Website: https://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ Bridport Prize 2019 (Flash Fiction) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £1,000. Entry fee: £9 per flash fiction. Looking for: Flash fiction up to 250 words. Email: kate@bridportprize.org.uk Website: https://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ Frome Festival Short Story Competition, 15th Anniversary 2019 Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £400 2nd Prize £200 3rd Prize £100, plus additional prizes for local entries. Entry fee: £8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form.£8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form. Looking for: Stories on any theme - 1,000 to 2,200 words. Postal entries to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition, c/o Frome Library, Justice Lane, FROME, Somerset BA11 1BE. Cheques payable to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition. Website: http://www.fromeshortstorycompetition.co.uk Field of Words Short Story Competition  Opens 1st June 2019. Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: Aus$500, $100. Entry fee: Aus$20. Looking for: Short stories between 1,000-2,500 words. Website: https://fieldofwords.com.au/writing-competition/ Bath Flash Fiction Award Closing date: 1st June; October and February TBC. Prizes: £1,000, £300, £100. Entry fee: £9. Further info: Thrice-yearly competition for flash fiction up to 300 words. Website: https://bathflashfictionaward.com/ Creative Future Writers' Award Closing date: 2nd June 2019. Prizes: There are over £10,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes up for grabs. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: In poetry we’re looking for a maximum of 300 words and in prose a maximum of 2,000 words. Website: https://literary.creativefuture.org.uk/ Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: Can$300. Entry fee: $15. Looking for: Short fiction, up to 1,000 words. Website: http://pulpliterature.com/contests/ Narrative Prize Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: $4,000. Entry fee: Free entry. Looking for: Short story or graphic story. Website: https://www.narrativemagazine.com/narrative-prize Segora Short Story Competition 2019 Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £300 Second £50 Third £30 or equivalent in Euro. Looking for: Short stories between 1,500 and 3,000 words, poems up to 50 lines, vignettes up to 300 words, one-act plays Entry fee: £5 poems and vignettes, £6 story, £12 playTBC. Email: simms.gordon@orange.fr Website: http://www.poetryproseandplays.com/ Eyelands International Short Story Competition Closing date: 20th June 2019. Prizes: First prize: A week’s holiday on the island of Crete. First three winners’ stories published in two different anthologies (Greek and English). All the stories of the shortlist will be published in a special English edition. Entry fee: 10 €. Looking for: Short stories, of any genre, maximum length 2,500 words and must be previously unpublished. Further details: Theme of the contest: Round Midnight. Website: https://eyelandscontes.wordpress.com/2019/03/22/ Wild Words Summer Solstice Writing Competition Closing date: 21st June 2019. Prizes: Publication on the Wild Words website and social media platforms, plus an hour long 1-1 mentoring session. Entry fee: £7.00. Looking for: Write, (or perform and send us the film), a maximum of 1000 words, in fiction or non-fiction prose or poetry, inspired by one of the four quotes on the website. Website: http://www.wildwords.org/competition Moth Short Story Prize  Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: 1st prize €3,000; 2nd prize week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus €250 travel stipend; 3rd prize €1,000. Entry fee:  €15 per story. Looking for: The Prize is open to anyone (over 16), as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. There is a word limit of 5,000. Website: http://www.themothmagazine.com/a1-page.asp?ID=8227&page=23 Hastings Literary Festival Short Story Competitions Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: £100, £40 and £25 in each category. Highly-commended entries will also receive a trophy. Entry fee: £5. Looking for: Short story up to 1,500 words, poems with maximum of 40 lines, and flash fiction up to 500 words. The festival theme is 'In Other Words' - an exploration of difference and otherness. Website: http://hastingslitfest.org/competitions/ British Fantasy Society Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: £100, £50, £20, plus year's membership of BFS and web publication. Entry fee: Members of the society - free; non-members £5. Looking for: Any kind of fantastical story is welcome. For example: fantasy, science fiction, horror, supernatural, fabulation, magic realism, slipstream, etc, or indeed any combination of those genres. Further details: Stories must not exceed 5,000 words. Website: http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/short-story-competition/ The Henshaw Short Story Competition Closing Date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: 1st - £200, 2nd - £75, 3rd - £25. Entry fee: £6 by PayPal or by cheque to G. Jennings. Optional Critiques a further £12. Looking for: A short story on any subject up to 2000 words. Further info: It is intended to produce the next anthology in 2019 when there have been sufficient prize winning stories. Email: editor@henshawpress.com Website: http://henshawpress.co.uk Wells Festival of Literature's Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £750, Second £300, Third £200, Local prize £100. Entry fee: £6.00. Looking for: Short stories between 1,000 and 2,000. Further info: Judge Mark McCrum. Website: https://www.wellsfestivalofliterature.org.uk/ The Penfro Festival - Shortstory Closing date: 1st July 2019.. Prizes: The prize will be publication in an anthology, to be launched at the Penfro Festival. Twelve of the winning stories will be published, with one overall winner, and a £25 fee will be paid to each winning writer, plus a copy of the book. Entry fee: £8 for each story submitted. Looking for: Short stories (up to 2,500 words) The best 12 win £25 and will be published in an anthology by leading Welsh publishers Parthian. Further info: There is an open theme. Website: https://penfrobookfestival.org.uk/competitions/shortstory HG Wells Short Story Competition Closing date: 8th July 2019. Prizes: £1,000 prize for writers under 21, over Entry fee: Aged over 21 on 8th July 2019: £10 per entry (£5 students accompanied with copy of student ID). Under 21 on 8th July 2019: no entry fee. Looking for: Short stories, 1,500-5,000 words on the theme 'Time' Further details: Entry to the competition are online only, with entrants submitting their story (as a PDF or text document) and any fee as appropriate via our entry form. Website: http://hgwellscompetition.com Green Stories Writing Competitions Closing date: 12th July 2019. Prizes: 1st prize £500, 2nd prize £100, third prize £50 plus £50 for best student submission (18-25 years) and £50 for best < 18 year submission. Looking for: Radio plays and comedy series touching on ideas of sustainable societies. 1 - 45 minute drama; 2 - 6 x 30 minute comedy series: send sample/pilot episode + 3 pages outlining remaining episodes (these should be ready as we will ask for them if shortlisted). 3 - 5 x 15 minute drama series: send the first two 15 minutes episodes and an outline of the further 3 episodes (these should be ready as we will ask for them if shortlisted). Free entry. Website: http://www.greenstories.org.uk/radio-play-dramacomedy-series/ Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition  Closing date: 12th July 2019 Prizes: First prize = £200, Second prize = £100, Third prize = £50. Entry fee: £5 is required per entry. Multiple entries are acceptable. Looking for: Short stories up to 1,200 words on any theme, and written in English. Further details: This competition is open to anyone, of any age, from anywhere in the world. https://wrekinwriters.wordpress.com/doris-gooderson-short-story-competition/ Brentwood Writers Circle Closing date: 30th July 2019. Prizes: First prize £50.00, Second prize £30.00, third prize £20.00. Entry fee: £3.00. Looking for: 100 word fiction or non-fiction on the subject "100 Years Ahead". Website: http://www.brentwoodwriterscircle.org/ The To Hull And Back Humorous Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: 1st £1,000, your head on the cover of a book and the opportunity to star in the winner's video, riding a Harley Davidson to Hull; 2nd £500; 3rd £250; 3 x Highly Commended £100; 14 x Shortlisted £50. Entry fee: Early bird until 30th April 2019: £11 for one story, £18 for two stories and £22 for three stories. Then, until 31st July 2019: £13 for one story, £21 for two stories and £26 for three stories. Looking for: Short stories, 2,500 words max. No limitation on style or genre, but must contain some element of humour. Further info: Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. All short listed and winning writers published in the To Hull And Back Anthology, released on Hulloween (31st October). Website: https://www.christopherfielden.com/short-story-competition/ Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Closing date: 1st August 2019. Prizes: £3,000 to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: The best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, the central theme of which is concerned with the mountain environment. Website: http://www.boardmantasker.com 2019 Writer's Block Prize in Fiction Closing date: 1st August 2019. Prizes: $500 Prize; An invitation to read at the 2019 Writer’s Block Festival in Louisville, KY on November 16; An opportunity to meet the judge and festival keynote reader, Garth Greenwell. Entry fee: $12.00 per entry. Looking for: Submit a short work of fiction (up to 4,000 words). Further details: All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via Submittable. Website: https://www.louisvilleliteraryarts.org/writersblockprize Earlyworks Press Flash Fiction Closing date: 30th August 2019 Prizes: £100 first prize. Entry fee: £4 per story, £16 for six stories. Looking for: Flash fiction, up to 100 words Further details: Publication for shortlisted entries. Website: http://www.earlyworkspress.co.uk/flash.html The Retreat West Flash Fiction Prize 2019 Closing date: 27th October 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £350; 2nd Prize £200; 3rd Prize £100. Shortlisted £15. All winning and shortlisted stories published in the annual anthology. Entry fee: £8 for 1 story. Enter as many times as you like but all entries must be made separately and the entry fee paid each time. Looking for: Up to 500 (title not included). Website: http://www.retreatwest.co.uk/competitions/ Earlyworks Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: Best entries will be published in an anthology. Winners receive a comlementary copy. Entry fee: £5 per story up to 4,000 words. £10 for over 4,000. Maximum 8000 words. Looking for: Further details: The best entries will be published, and their authors will receive one complimentary copy of the anthology. Website: http://www.earlyworkspress.co.uk/shortstory.html Bedford International Writing Competition - Short Story Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: £500 for the winner, £150 for second prize and £100 for third prize. Also a Short story prize for the residents of Bedford of £100. Entry fee: £6 per story; three stories entered on the same form £12. Looking for: Stories must be no more than 3000 words. Further details: Open to anyone aged 17 years and over. Website:https://bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk/

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Erewash Writers Free Entry Writing Competition Closing date: 23rd May 2019. Prizes: In 2018, £25 short story, £10 poetry or flash fiction. Free entry. Looking for: 500 words. Email: erewashwriterscomps@hotmail.co.uk Website: https://erewashwriterscompetition.weebly.com/ TulipTree Review New Writers Contest Closing date: 23rd May 2019. Entry fee: $20 per entry.. Looking for: Fiction and non-fiction, up to 10,000 words. Prizes: $1,000 and publication. Website: http://www.tuliptreepub.com/tuliptree- review.html Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award Closing date: 28th May 2019. Entry fee: $40 per piece. Looking for: Short stories by a Canadian citizen. Prizes: Can$1000 for one outstanding short story. Website: https://tnq.ca/peter-hinchcliffe-award/ Tillie Olsen Short Story Award Closing date: 30th May 2019. Prizes: $500 and publication Entry fee: $15. Looking for: Short stories, up to 5,000 words. Website: https://thetishmanreview.com/contests/ Momaya Press Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th May 2019. Prizes: £110, £55, £25, winners and shortisted authors will be published in the Momaya Short Story. Entry fee: £11. Looking for: Short stories up to 3,000 words on the theme of 'Trading Places'. Further info: You may submit more than one short story. Website: http://momayapress.com/momaya-short- story-competition/ MJ Meads Short Story Competition 2019 Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: A pair of Cashmere Writing Gloves worth over $50, plus runners up prizes. Entry fee: FREE. Looking for: A short story, 1500-2500 words on the theme 'Message(s)'. Website: https://www.mjmeads.com/p/short-story- competition Yeovil Literary Prize (Short Story) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100. Entry fee: £7. Looking for: Maximum 2,000 words. Website: https://www.yeovilprize.co.uk/ Bridport Prize 2019 (Short Story) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize: £5,000. See website for more prize detail. Entry fee: £12 per short story. Looking for: short stories (up to 5,000 words), poetry (up to 42 lines) and flash fiction (up to 250 words). Email: kate@bridportprize.org.uk Website: https://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ Bridport Prize 2019 (Flash Fiction) Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £1,000. Entry fee: £9 per flash fiction. Looking for: Flash fiction up to 250 words. Email: kate@bridportprize.org.uk Website: https://www.bridportprize.org.uk/ Frome Festival Short Story Competition, 15th Anniversary 2019 Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £400 2nd Prize £200 3rd Prize £100, plus additional prizes for local entries. Entry fee: £8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form.£8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form. Looking for: Stories on any theme - 1,000 to 2,200 words. Postal entries to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition, c/o Frome Library, Justice Lane, FROME, Somerset BA11 1BE. Cheques payable to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition. Website: http://www.fromeshortstorycompetition.co.uk Field of Words Short Story Competition  Opens 1st June 2019. Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: Aus$500, $100. Entry fee: Aus$20. Looking for: Short stories between 1,000-2,500 words. Website: https://fieldofwords.com.au/writing- competition/ Bath Flash Fiction Award Closing date: 1st June; October and February TBC. Prizes: £1,000, £300, £100. Entry fee: £9. Further info: Thrice-yearly competition for flash fiction up to 300 words. Website: https://bathflashfictionaward.com/ Creative Future Writers' Award Closing date: 2nd June 2019. Prizes: There are over £10,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes up for grabs. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: In poetry we’re looking for a maximum of 300 words and in prose a maximum of 2,000 words. Website: https://literary.creativefuture.org.uk/ Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: Can$300. Entry fee: $15. Looking for: Short fiction, up to 1,000 words. Website: http://pulpliterature.com/contests/ Narrative Prize Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: $4,000. Entry fee: Free entry. Looking for: Short story or graphic story. Website: https://www.narrativemagazine.com/narrative-prize Segora Short Story Competition 2019 Closing date: 15th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £300 Second £50 Third £30 or equivalent in Euro. Looking for: Short stories between 1,500 and 3,000 words, poems up to 50 lines, vignettes up to 300 words, one-act plays Entry fee: £5 poems and vignettes, £6 story, £12 playTBC. Email: simms.gordon@orange.fr Website: http://www.poetryproseandplays.com/ Eyelands International Short Story Competition Closing date: 20th June 2019. Prizes: First prize: A week’s holiday on the island of Crete. First three winners’ stories published in two different anthologies (Greek and English). All the stories of the shortlist will be published in a special English edition. Entry fee: 10 €. Looking for: Short stories, of any genre, maximum length 2,500 words and must be previously unpublished. Further details: Theme of the contest: Round Midnight. Website: https://eyelandscontes.wordpress.com/2019/03/22/ Wild Words Summer Solstice Writing Competition Closing date: 21st June 2019. Prizes: Publication on the Wild Words website and social media platforms, plus an hour long 1-1 mentoring session. Entry fee: £7.00. Looking for: Write, (or perform and send us the film), a maximum of 1000 words, in fiction or non-fiction prose or poetry, inspired by one of the four quotes on the website. Website: http://www.wildwords.org/competition Moth Short Story Prize  Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: 1st prize €3,000; 2nd prize week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus €250 travel stipend; 3rd prize €1,000. Entry fee:  €15 per story. Looking for: The Prize is open to anyone (over 16), as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. There is a word limit of 5,000. Website: http://www.themothmagazine.com/a1- page.asp?ID=8227&page=23 Hastings Literary Festival Short Story Competitions Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: £100, £40 and £25 in each category. Highly- commended entries will also receive a trophy. Entry fee: £5. Looking for: Short story up to 1,500 words, poems with maximum of 40 lines, and flash fiction up to 500 words. The festival theme is 'In Other Words' - an exploration of difference and otherness. Website: http://hastingslitfest.org/competitions/ British Fantasy Society Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: £100, £50, £20, plus year's membership of BFS and web publication. Entry fee: Members of the society - free; non- members £5. Looking for: Any kind of fantastical story is welcome. For example: fantasy, science fiction, horror, supernatural, fabulation, magic realism, slipstream, etc, or indeed any combination of those genres. Further details: Stories must not exceed 5,000 words. Website: http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/short- story-competition/ The Henshaw Short Story Competition Closing Date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: 1st - £200, 2nd - £75, 3rd - £25. Entry fee: £6 by PayPal or by cheque to G. Jennings. Optional Critiques a further £12. Looking for: A short story on any subject up to 2000 words. Further info: It is intended to produce the next anthology in 2019 when there have been sufficient prize winning stories. Email: editor@henshawpress.com Website: http://henshawpress.co.uk Wells Festival of Literature's Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th June 2019. Prizes: First prize £750, Second £300, Third £200, Local prize £100. Entry fee: £6.00. Looking for: Short stories between 1,000 and 2,000. Further info: Judge Mark McCrum. Website: https://www.wellsfestivalofliterature.org.uk/ The Penfro Festival - Shortstory Closing date: 1st July 2019.. Prizes: The prize will be publication in an anthology, to be launched at the Penfro Festival. Twelve of the winning stories will be published, with one overall winner, and a £25 fee will be paid to each winning writer, plus a copy of the book. Entry fee: £8 for each story submitted. Looking for: Short stories (up to 2,500 words) The best 12 win £25 and will be published in an anthology by leading Welsh publishers Parthian. Further info: There is an open theme. Website: https://penfrobookfestival.org.uk/competitions/shorts tory HG Wells Short Story Competition Closing date: 8th July 2019. Prizes: £1,000 prize for writers under 21, over Entry fee: Aged over 21 on 8th July 2019: £10 per entry (£5 students accompanied with copy of student ID). Under 21 on 8th July 2019: no entry fee. Looking for: Short stories, 1,500-5,000 words on the theme 'Time' Further details: Entry to the competition are online only, with entrants submitting their story (as a PDF or text document) and any fee as appropriate via our entry form. Website: http://hgwellscompetition.com Green Stories Writing Competitions Closing date: 12th July 2019. Prizes: 1st prize £500, 2nd prize £100, third prize £50 plus £50 for best student submission (18-25 years) and £50 for best < 18 year submission. Looking for: Radio plays and comedy series touching on ideas of sustainable societies. 1 - 45 minute drama; 2 - 6 x 30 minute comedy series: send sample/pilot episode + 3 pages outlining remaining episodes (these should be ready as we will ask for them if shortlisted). 3 - 5 x 15 minute drama series: send the first two 15 minutes episodes and an outline of the further 3 episodes (these should be ready as we will ask for them if shortlisted). Free entry. Website: http://www.greenstories.org.uk/radio-play- dramacomedy-series/ Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition  Closing date: 12th July 2019 Prizes: First prize = £200, Second prize = £100, Third prize = £50. Entry fee: £5 is required per entry. Multiple entries are acceptable. Looking for: Short stories up to 1,200 words on any theme, and written in English. Further details: This competition is open to anyone, of any age, from anywhere in the world. https://wrekinwriters.wordpress.com/doris- gooderson-short-story-competition/ Brentwood Writers Circle Closing date: 30th July 2019. Prizes: First prize £50.00, Second prize £30.00, third prize £20.00. Entry fee: £3.00. Looking for: 100 word fiction or non-fiction on the subject "100 Years Ahead". Website: http://www.brentwoodwriterscircle.org/ The To Hull And Back Humorous Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: 1st £1,000, your head on the cover of a book and the opportunity to star in the winner's video, riding a Harley Davidson to Hull; 2nd £500; 3rd £250; 3 x Highly Commended £100; 14 x Shortlisted £50. Entry fee: Early bird until 30th April 2019: £11 for one story, £18 for two stories and £22 for three stories. Then, until 31st July 2019: £13 for one story, £21 for two stories and £26 for three stories. Looking for: Short stories, 2,500 words max. No limitation on style or genre, but must contain some element of humour. Further info: Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. All short listed and winning writers published in the To Hull And Back Anthology, released on Hulloween (31st October). Website: https://www.christopherfielden.com/short- story-competition/ Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature Closing date: 1st August 2019. Prizes: £3,000 to the author or authors of the best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: The best literary work, whether fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry, the central theme of which is concerned with the mountain environment. Website: http://www.boardmantasker.com 2019 Writer's Block Prize in Fiction Closing date: 1st August 2019. Prizes: $500 Prize; An invitation to read at the 2019 Writer’s Block Festival in Louisville, KY on November 16; An opportunity to meet the judge and festival keynote reader, Garth Greenwell. Entry fee: $12.00 per entry. Looking for: Submit a short work of fiction (up to 4,000 words). Further details: All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via Submittable. Website: https://www.louisvilleliteraryarts.org/writersblockpriz e Earlyworks Press Flash Fiction Closing date: 30th August 2019 Prizes: £100 first prize. Entry fee: £4 per story, £16 for six stories. Looking for: Flash fiction, up to 100 words Further details: Publication for shortlisted entries. Website: http://www.earlyworkspress.co.uk/flash.html The Retreat West Flash Fiction Prize 2019 Closing date: 27th October 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £350; 2nd Prize £200; 3rd Prize £100. Shortlisted £15. All winning and shortlisted stories published in the annual anthology. Entry fee: £8 for 1 story. Enter as many times as you like but all entries must be made separately and the entry fee paid each time. Looking for: Up to 500 (title not included). Website: http://www.retreatwest.co.uk/competitions/ Earlyworks Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: Best entries will be published in an anthology. Winners receive a comlementary copy. Entry fee: £5 per story up to 4,000 words. £10 for over 4,000. Maximum 8000 words. Looking for: Further details: The best entries will be published, and their authors will receive one complimentary copy of the anthology. Website: http://www.earlyworkspress.co.uk/shortstory.html Bedford International Writing Competition - Short Story Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: £500 for the winner, £150 for second prize and £100 for third prize. Also a Short story prize for the residents of Bedford of £100. Entry fee: £6 per story; three stories entered on the same form £12. Looking for: Stories must be no more than 3000 words. Further details: Open to anyone aged 17 years and over. Website:https://bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk/

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