Showing posts from April, 2022

SI Leeds Literary Prize

  Full details  ntries for the 2022 SI Leeds Literary Prize for unpublished fiction by black and Asian women will be open from 18 April – 2 May 2022.  We have a fantastic range of Prizes and support through our Prize Plus programme for successful entrants, including £4,000 for the winning entry, free access to an Arvon writing course, a free manuscript read by The Literary Consultancy and a range of profile raising events and development support for our shortlisted writers, plus cash prizes for the 2nd and 3rd placed entry and the winner of the SI Leeds Readers Choice award, chosen by readers and members of Soroptimist International. Entries cost £10 and there are bursaries available for low income writers – please contact us at for more information. Please see separate pages for how to enter , the rules  or to read more about our Prize Plus programme of writer support .  We have had the most fantastic range of writers enter during the first 10

Pamphlet Submission Guide

 Full details  Pamphlet Submission Guidelines Neon Books is currently OPEN to pamphlet submissions Neon Books publishes a selection of paper broadsides and pamphlets, which are sent out for free with print orders. Some of the projects we’ve published so far include: A poem disguised as a receipt A miniature timeline of the past and future A concertina booklet of poems about ballet A series of (tiny) microfiction anthologies On this page you’ll find all the information you need to submit a pamphlet you’ve written. Before submitting your work… We’d strongly recommend reading a few issues of Neon Literary Magazine , or ordering a chapbook from our shop. Doing so will give you the clearest possible idea of what we publish, and allow you to determine which of your works might be the best fit. You can also download (for free) our existing pamphlets . Please do consider supporting the press. Pamphlets and broadsides are distributed to readers

Carlo Annoni Prize

  Full details  Carlo Annoni International  Playwriting Prize accepts plays on any topic affecting the LGBTQ+ community, and the promotion of diversity in love, society, politics and culture. We dedicate the   2022 Carlo Annoni Prize  to all those individuals that fight to see their right to love respected both in Italy and in the world, and to those experiencing discrimination because of their identity. No majority will ever be able to abolish a minority’s feeling of diversity from their consciousness (Pier Paolo Pasolini) Two plays  (one in English and one in Italian)  wil l be awarded the amount of 1.000 Euros each. Special mentions might be given to:  BEST COMEDY BEST SHORT PLAY: a special mention will be given to a short play of a maximum of 10 minutes length NEXT GENERATION : A special mention will be assigned to a play chosen by a jury of under 25s   Plays must be submitted via email at   by 30th April 2022   For info, jur

Poetica Chrisiti

 Full details  See site for normal submissions and competitions.  

Arc Poetry

 Full details  Regular submissions and contests. See site for details. 

Globe Soup Writing Competitions

 Full details  See site for latest contests.  

Write Time Competitions

 Full Details  Welcome to WriteTime  We publish new short stories by older writers from across the world and we run regular writing competitions. If you’ve got a good story to tell it’s easy and inexpensive to enter. Winning stories are published here on our website – see our StoryTime pages for recent winners. And we select the best short stories for our showcase Anthology. Buy the WriteTime TWO book  here .  If you’re over 60 and you’d like to do more with your writing, this is the place for you. Now is the time. Here is the place.  Get writing! WriteTime Competition Rules   1. Entries must be in English. 2. Entries must be a maximum of 1500 words on any theme. 3. Entries must not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere. 4. Entries submitted by post cannot be returned. 5. The closing dates for entries during 2022  are 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December. Winners will be notified within six weeks of the closing date.‬ 6. By enterin
  Full details See site for details of ongoing competitions.