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image-medium (4)Up coming closing dates short story and poetry competitions

Homestart Bridgewater Short Story Prize 2014. To support the Homesart Bridgewater charity. Stories up to 2,200 words, any theme, judged by award-winning author Rose Tremain. EntryFee: £7 Closes: 20.1.14 Prize: £500, £200, £100.

The James White Award.  Science fiction stories of under 6,000 words written by non-professional writers.   EntryFee: Free but a donation would be appreciated. One entry PP  Closes: 31.1.14.   Prize: £200 and winning story  published in the science fiction magazine Interzone.

TXTLit Micro Story Competition.  Micro story/text message competition Different theme each month, January is ‘Hello’.   EntryFee: £1 plus cost of text message  Closes: 31.1.14  Prize: £50.                                                                                     http://www.txtlit.co.uk/

Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook Short Story Competition.  Stories of up to 2,000 words on the theme of ‘the visit’. Entry Fee: Free  Closes: 15.2.14. Prize: £500 plus a place on…

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