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Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2019

     Category:  Multiple Disciplines
     Deadline:  August 31, 2019  (expired!)
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    Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2019

    The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize that celebrates excellence in Poetry and Short Fiction. It is hosted by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine.

    There are two categories:

    • Poetry
    • Short Fiction

    There is no theme. It is an open call for entries and you are welcome to submit work on any subject. Both Poetry and Fiction entries should be written in English.

    Poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines.
    Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words.

    Works published elsewhere are accepted and you may enter as many times as you wish.

    Entry fee is 12 GBP for one Poetry entry and 18 GBP for one Short Fiction entry.


    Open to entrants of all ages and nationalities.


    1,000 GBP prize money for the Poetry winner
    1,000 GBP prize money for the Short Fiction winner
    • Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual
    • A selection of books from Vintage and Bloodaxe Books
    • One year print subscription to Granta
    • Full Membership to The Poetry Society (Poetry Winner)
    • Consultation with Redhammer Management (Short Fiction Winner)
    • A complimentary copy of the Annual

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