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The Bridport Prize 2020

     Category:  Multiple Disciplines
     Deadline:  May 31, 2020  (97 days left)
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    The Bridport Prize 2020

    The Bridport Prize is an international creative writing competition established in 1973 by the Arts Centre’s founder Peggy Chapman-Andrews.

    All entries submitted can be on any subject, and written in any style or form.

    Poems: 42 lines max. No minimum. title not included.
    Short stories: 5000 words max. No minimum. title not included.
    Flash fiction: 250 words max. No minimum. title not included.
    Novel: 8,000 words max. 5,000 words minimum from opening chapters and 300-word synopsis.

    Please note: the Novel award is only open to writers in Great Britain (including N. Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle Of Man) and the Republic of Ireland.

    Entries must be in English. Entries must never have been published, self-published, published on any website, blog or online forum, broadcast nor winning or placed (as in 2nd, 3rd, runner-up etc) in any other competition.

    Entry fees:

    • 9 GBP for each submitted flash fiction
    • 10 GBP for each submitted poem
    • 12 GBP for each submitted short story
    • 20 GBP for each submitted novel


    Open to writers of any nationality writing in English, 16 years old and over at the time of the closing date.


    • 1st prize Poetry: 5,000 GBP (approx. 6,495 USD)
    • 1st prize Short story: 5,000 GBP
    • 1st prize Flash fiction: 1,000 GBP
    • 1st prize Novel award: 1,500 GBP

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