Late August competition deadlines…

Line ’em up in August

Name: New Eastbourne Writers 2nd National Short Story Competition
Theme: Lucky Break
Prize: £100
Deadline: 27th August 2011
Entry fee: £5
Entry procedure: Post
Website: http://www.neweastbournewriters.co.uk/

Name: British Red Cross Creative Writing Competition
Theme: The Disappeared
Prize: £50
Deadline: 30th Aug
Entry fee: n/a
Entry procedure: email or post
Website: http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Finding-missing-family/International-Day-of-the-Disappeared/Creative-writing-competition

Name: Meridian Writing Autumn Short Story Competition
Theme: n/a
Prize: £100
Deadline: 31st August
Entry fee: £5
Entry procedure: email
Website: http://www.meridian-writing.co.uk

Name: Aesthetica Creative Works Competition
Theme: n/a
Prize: £500
Deadline: 31st August
Entry fee: £10
Entry procedure:
Website: http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/submission_guide.htm

Name: The Write Place Creative Writing School Competition
Theme: n/a
Prize: £100
Deadline: 31st August
Entry fee: £4.50
Entry procedure: Post
Website: http://www.thewriteplace.org.uk/page8.htm

Name: Gemini Magazine Third Annual Flash Fiction Contest
Theme: n/a
Prize: $1,000
Deadline: 31st August
Entry fee: $4
Entry procedure: Email
Website: http://www.gemini-magazine.com/contest.html

Name: Sid Chaplin Short Story Competition
Theme: n/a
Prize: £300
Deadline: 31st August
Entry fee: £2.50
Entry procedure: Post
Website: http://www.shildon.gov.uk/documents/CompetitionRules.doc

Good luck!

xox Sue

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About suehealy

Literary Manager at the Finborough, Sue Healy is a playwright with a track record in stage and radio. Her most recent play, Imaginationship (2018), enjoyed a sold out, extended run at the Finborough and was later selected for a staged-reading at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. Her previous stage productions include Cow (Etcetera Theatre, 2017) and Brazen (King’s Head Theatre, 2016), funded by Arts Council England. Her short plays have been performed at the Criterion (Criterion New Writing Showcase), Arcola (The Miniaturists) and Hackney Attic (Fizzy Sherbet Shorts by Women). Her radio work includes nine plays broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (Opening Lines winner), WLRfm and KCLR96fm. She has been an interviewed finalist for BBC Scriptroom 12, Eamonn Keane Playwriting Prize, Nick Darke Award and Old Vic 12 New Voices. Her screenplay was shortlisted for the Shorelight Award. Sue’s prose has won The Molly Keane Award, HISSAC Prize, Escalator Award, Meridian Prize and has been published in nine literary journals and anthologies including: The Moth, Flight, Tainted Innocence, New Writer, Duality, HISSAC, New European Writers. She has been writer-in-residence on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, and at the Heinrich Boll Cottage on Achill Island. She has also benefitted from annual artist residencies at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and at Ginestrelle, Assisi in Italy. Sue is Irish. She spent eleven years in Budapest, editing Hungary A.M. She has a PhD in modern theatre history (Royal Court Theatre) and is a UEA Creative Writing MA alumna. Sue is currently an Associate Lecturer in Playwriting at the University of Lincoln and the University of Portsmouth. She tutors Creative Writing at City Lit. View all posts by suehealy

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