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Bedford International Writing Competition

June 27, 2019 8:30 AM

The Bedford International Writing Competition is open until 31 October 2019 for poems (up to 40 lines) and short stories (up to 3,000 words). There is a first prize of £500 in each category and extra £100 prizes (sponsored by the Harpur Trust) for the best poem or short story written by a resident of Bedford Borough. This year there is also a new £100 for the best short story written by a writer aged between seventeen and thirty.

Shortlisted and winning entries published in paperback and e-anthology. Entry fee: £6, or three for £12; students £4, or three for £8. Profits used to support local and international literary charitable causes. See website for full details and rules. www.bedfordwritingcompetition.co.uk