Daljit Nagra presenting prize to competition winner

Competitions

Walter Swan Trust Poetry PrizeWalter Swan Trust

Prizes

1st          £200

2nd          £100

3rd           £75

The winning authors, plus runners up and commended writers will be invited to read at the Festival in October 2016.

In brief

  • Entries can be on any subject
  • Poems should be not more than 30 lines
  • Closing date for receipt of entries: Friday 29 July 2016
  • Prize winners will be notified by Thursday 29 September 2016

Click here to download the entry form and rules.

Short Story Competition

Prize

1st           £200

The winning authors, plus runners up and commended writers will be invited to read at the Festival in October 2016.

In brief

  • Entries can be on any subject
  • Short stories should be up to 3,000 words
  • Closing date for receipt of entries: Friday 29 July 2016
  • Prize winners will be notified by Thursday 29 September 2016

Click here to download the entry form and rules.