Here’s a selection of the correspondence we have had into our mailbox this month. Please note this information has not been verified; we are just passing it on for you to investigate if you’re interested.
Dinesh Allirajah Prize
- Close: 25 October
- Prizes: £500
- Short fiction on artificial intelligence
- 2000-6000 words
- Free entry
- Also Poetry, Flash and Novel Competitions
- More information at commapress.co.uk/resources/prizes
Bare Fiction competitions
- Close: October
- Prizes: £150, £50 and £25
- Limit: various
- £5-£8 entry
- Short story, poem and flash fiction
- More information at www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk/competitions/
Bath Flash Fiction Award
- Close: 13 October
- Prizes: £1000, £300, £100 and publication
- Limit 300 Words
- £18 for three entries
- Flash fiction
- More information at bathflashfictionaward.com/
New Generation Publishing can now offer a readers’ report critique service for £299. Find out more information here, but remember to investigate any self-publishing offers and make sure you understand what you’re getting for your money.
The Garsdale Retreat
- 4 – 9 November Play Writing: Elinor Cook, tutor / Natasha Sutton-Williams, guest.
- 23 – 28 September Getting Poems Done: Roger Robinson, tutor / Steve Ely, guest.
- 7 -12 November Autumn Retreat
More information at thegarsdaleretreat.co.uk/courses/