Daljit Nagra presenting prize to competition winner

2015 Adult Writing Competitions Are Now Open

We are delighted to announce that the 2015 Ilkley Literature Festival writing competitions are now open for entries.

Poet and author of And When Did You Last See Your Father? Blake Morrison will be judging the Adult Poetry Competition, while novelist and Professor of Contemporary Literature at Manchester University Patricia Duncker will pick the winner in the Adult Short Story Competition.

Winners will receive £200 and be invited, alongside runners up and commended writers, to read at the Festival in October 2015.

Closing Date for receipt of entries: Friday 31 July 2015              

Prize winners will be notified by Thursday 1 October 2015

Find out how to enter here.

Good luck to everyone entering!


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