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Bridport Prizes

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Kate Dempsey

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This is one of the most prestigious writing contests in the British literary calendar.

Do you have a really good poem or short story? Or a few? I mean, really REALLY good?

  • poem – no more than 42 lines
  • short story – no more than 5,000 words.   
  • flash fiction category – stories of up to 250 words 
  • First Novel – 5,000 to 8,000 words

This year’s judges are Daljit Nagra, & (poems) Monica Ali (flash fiction and short stories) and Kamila Shamsie (First novel).

    Closing: 31st May (postmarked)

Prizes


In each of the main categories (Short Stories, Poems) – £5,000, £1,000, £500.  There are also ten runners-up prizes of £100.  These are called ‘supplementary prizes’ to make you feel less like an also-ran.  The top four poems will be submitted to the Forward Prize. 


Prizes in the Flash Fiction category are £1,000, £500, £250, plus three supplementary awards of £100.

Note: Entries must never have been published, self-published, published on any website, blog or online forum, broadcast nor winning or placed in any other competition.  

Entry Fees have increased:Poems – £9.  Short Stories – £10.  Flash Fiction – £8, Novel – £20

    Comp PageClick Here.

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