From the Sutton Writers mailbox: August 2019

From the Sutton Writers mailbox: August 2019

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

Bare Fiction 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


Editorial Report

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.            

Writers Retreats

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

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