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Bedford International Writing Competitions 2019

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     Category:  Multiple Disciplines
     Deadline:  October 31, 2019  (expired!)
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    Bedford International Writing Competitions 2019

    The Bedford International Writing Competitions 2019 is now open for entries. This is their seventh year of running competitions and they are looking forward to reading the stories and poems that you will be sending in.

    There are two main categories:

    Short Story:
    The Short Story Competition is for original, unpublished stories on any theme up to 3,000 words. Stories must be written in English.

    Poetry:
    The Poetry Competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines on any theme. Poems must be written in English.

    UK entries may be submitted online or by post. Overseas entries must be submitted online.
    This year there is a new prize in the Short Story Competition which is specifically aimed at writers who are 30 years or less.

    Entry fee: 6 GBP per story/poem. If three stories/poems are submitted on the same entry form then the fee will be £12, a £6 saving. If you qualify as a full-time student then the fee is £4 per story/poem and if three stories/poems are submitted on the same entry form the fee will be £8.

    Eligibility


    Open worldwide to anyone aged 17 years and over.

    Prize


    Short Story Competition
    1st prize: £500
    2nd prize: £150
    3rd prize: £100

    Poetry Competition
    1st prize: £500
    2nd prize: £150
    3rd prize: £100


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