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5000 prize for short stories & poems/other comps.
« on: February 25, 2008, 05:57:55 AM »
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5000 Creative Writing Awards 
Thursday, 21 February 2008 


The Bridport Prize International Creative Writing Competition was founded in 1973 and has steadily grown in stature and prestige. Right from the start the competition attracted entries from all parts of the UK and from overseas. Today many thousands of entries are received from over 80 countries.

The first prize in each category for short story and poetry is 5,000, second prize 1,000 and third prize 500. An additional 10 supplementary prizes (for each category) of 50 each are awarded. The entry fee for the year 2008 is 6 per poem or story. The top four poems are entered for the Forward Prize for Poetry (Best Single Poem), an award not open to the general public. The top 13 stories (British citizens only) are submitted to the National Short Story Prize.

For further details about the 2008 prize, please visit the website
http://www.bridportprize.org.uk/index.htm 
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Creative Writing Awards 
 
The Molly Keane Memorial Creative Writing Award is now accepting short story entries to the competition. Entries must be no longer than 2,000 words and unpublished.
Entry is free and there are no restrictions on age or subject matter.
 
A prize of Euro 650 will be awarded to the winner at a special ceremony during the IMMRAMA Literary Festival in Lismore, Co. Waterford (June 12 15 2008). Closing date for entries is April 4 2008.   View website:
http://www.waterfordcoco.ie/index.html

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