For a limited period only – we’re coming up to our 100th issue:
6 issues for the price of 4: £18 – reduced to just £3 each

And you can use the contact form
to request a complimentary copy of the Summer issue

Orbis 167 out now:
www.orbisjournal.com

 

Information is posted virtually every day, regardless of the date counter says, unless I’m too busy thinking -
I’ll know next time not to have my dinner after watching an episode of Hannibal….

 

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SUMMER 2014

Runs mainly from early July right up to October, and beyond in some cases

£5 (Subs: £18/4 pa)                                                                                                    

                                                                                                    Well met, and welcome back, The Elmet Prize

And plenty of other poetic inspiration from
Bradford, Buzzwords, Cannon and Torbay, along with prose from
Aber, Cinnamon, Brighter Writers, the Manchester Prizes and NAWG

                                                                    Short story writers should never chicken out with so many options:
                                                                       Henshaw Press, Chaplin, Chorley, Ireland, Southport and WriteStars

Don’t forget, Mslexia have a Memoir competition this time -
or pick a word, any word, from the website, for Mere and for Ó Bhéal

                                                            Still time to play around with ideas for The Shaw Society’s T.F. Evans Award,                                                                              HISSAC, The Tony Lothian Prize and Wasafiri

Plus a few surprises:
Alfie Dog, Machigonne, Off the STanza, Referendum Rant, San Animal Santuario, SASH, Bartlebury Snopes
or maybe interruptions: Porlock

 

JULY 25th

THE ELMET POETRY PRIZE
The Ted Hughes Young Poet’s Award

 Prizes awarded by the judges. Lucy Bennet and Katrina Naomi

at the The Ted Hughes Festival 2014 in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, October 24.

Enter online, or

SEND SAE: The Elmet Poetry Prize ,
c/o Ruth Crossley, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9PZ

www.theelmettrust.org

September 30
IRELAND’S OWN ORIGINAL WRITING COMPETITIONS
In association with Original Writing

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September 22
MSLEXIA 2014 WOMEN’S MEMOIR COMPETITION
Previously unpublished women memoirists (may have had other books published)
www.mslexia.co.uk/whatson/msbusiness/ncomp_active.php

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August 23
@ SAVE AS WRITERS’ INTERNATIONAL WRITING COMPETITION 2014
The Bigger Picture - Reflections on the Great War’
SEND SAE: Luigi Marchini, Chairman, Save As Writers,
35 Spillet Close, Faversham, Kent ME13 8QP saveas@hotmail.co.uk
www.saveaswriters.co.uk

September 2
@ ARTS FOR THE  ABER VALLEY ANNUAL COMPETITION
www.abervalleyarts.co.uk/competition/

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August 31
26
th ANNUAL SID CHAPLIN SHORT STORY COMPETITION

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August 6

# 2014 OVER THE EDGE NEW WRITER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

NB, entrants must not have had a book published or accepted for publication in that genre; chapbooks excepted

Over The Edge, 3 Carbry Road, Newcastle, Galway, Ireland

over-the-edge-openreadings @hotmail.com

http://overtheedgeliteraryevents.

blogspot.com/ 

September 1
WriteStars’ Summer Write Short Story Competition
www.writestars.co.uk

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Butcher’s Dog

August 10
Online submission, UK and Ireland
Poems invited for issue 4 (3 maximum) of Butcher’s Dog,
co-edited by The Poetry School and launched at Durham Book Festival in October.
submissions@butchersdogmagazine.com
www.butchersdogmagazine.com

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SPRING 2014

Runs right up to early July, and beyond in some cases

£5 (Subs: £18/4 pa)
                                                                                           Remember, Remember

                                                                                                 You’re spoilt for choice

with the Stoke Poges Thomas Gray Anniversary Poetry Competition,

The Wilfred Owen Association International Poetry Competition,

and The Dying Matters Coalition Competition: While There’s Still Time

Make more room for poetry with Poetry Space, Fish, Poets & Players,

Grey Hen, McLellan and Cannon – plus two goes, ladies, with Mslexia.

Encore for Henshaw Press, HISSAC and Cinnamon – for short stories,

plus all sorts for Segora, Wasafiri, Winchester, WriteStars and Yeoville

Or something a little different, from flash fiction at Mere and Write in the Week,

biography (Tony Lothian Prize) and playwriting:

The Shaw Society’s T.F. Evans Award

And you could always investigate:

Claymore; Corazon; Double Happiness; Kore; Roundel; The Tribe

and Wicked

MAY 31st

WIGTOWN POETRY COMPETITION 2014

in association with the Scottish Poetry Library

1st Prize:  £2000.  Runner up:  £500.

£25 x 8 supplementary prizes.

Gaelic Prize:  £250 (In association with the Gaelic Books Council)

Scots Prize: £250

Publication in Southlight Magazine.

Competition event: includes announcement of winners,

readings and contributions from judges

Festival: September 26-October 5.

Winners notified by August 9

Fee £7; £19/3. Then £5; £14/3.

Judges: W.N. Herbert (Main Prize), Anne Lorne Gillies (Gaelic) and John Manson (Scots).

SEND SAE:  Wigtown Poetry Competition, Wigtown Festival Company

County Buildings, Wigtown, DG8 9JH

mail@wigtownbookfestival.com

www.wigtownbookfestival.com/poetrycomp

 

 

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