The results of the 2014 Competitions have now been announced!


Short Story Competition Results

1stMaisie by Sue Hoffmann

2nd Authentic Athens by Emily Kerr

3rd Director’s Cut by Andrew Campbell-Kearsey

Poetry Competition Results

1stHost by Pamela Scobie

2ndbanked up by John Foggin

3rdTheshold by Carolyn Waudby

Read more about who won the Poetry Competition judged by Moniza Alvi and the Short Story Competition judged by Dreda Say Mitchell.


Entries for the 2015 competition open 1 April 2015.



Poetry £200 – Judge: TBC

Short Story £200  – Judge: TBC


In brief:

  • Entries can be on any subject
  • Poems should be not more than 30 lines
  • Short stories should be up to 3,000 words
  • Closing date for receipt of entries: Friday 31 July 2015
  • Prize winners will be notified by Thursday 1 October 2015


Download Competition Information and Entry Form (.pdf)