We have compiled a small list of some exciting opportunities with upcoming deadlines for writers and literary organisations alike. Keep up to date with opportunities for writers by signing up to our newsletter and following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
British Council are offering two grants to enable UK Literature festivals, organisations or universities to host an international resident in 2018-19.
Awards for young people aged between 5 and 25, to write about absolutely anything (Fiction/ Non-Fiction)
BBC National Short Story Award – 12 March
Award for published UK residents: £15,000 for first prize and £600 for four shortlisted short stories not exceeding 8000 words.
Wonderbox Publishing, with Bangor University, is sponsoring the second annual competition to discover digital fiction that appeals to mainstream audiences. Welsh or English entries welcome.
Prize of £5,000 and the opportunity to undertake a writing retreat for up to three months at Gordon Burn’s cottage in Berwickshire (Fiction/ Non-Fiction)
Book Award for independent and self-published titles. All genres
Issue 16 is calling out for Poetry, Prose, Plays and Screenplays on the topic of Staying.
For budding writers and published authors from all over the world to compete for cash prizes.