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The competitions offer cash prizes and publication opportunities.  Our competition anthologies are good quality paperback and ebooks, of which the authors receive a free copy, plus further discounted copies if they request them. 

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Note: please scroll down the page for news and results of past competitions


Current competitions



Flash Fiction Competition 2016


Stories up to 100 words entry fee 3


Closing 31st August 2016


Competition now closed. Judging is in process. Results will appear on this page and in the competition newsletter (sign-up box above.)



Short Story Competition 2016


Stories up to 4000 words entry fee 5

up to 8000 words entry fee 10


Closing 31st October 2016


Click here for entry details



Looking Ahead...


Competitions for 2017


Poetry Competition


closing June 30th 2017



Flash Fiction Competition


closing August 2017


Short Story Competition

(entry details page will go live in November)


closing 31st October 2017



Looking back...



Competitions 2015 - results


Short Story Competition Winners  


Web Poetry Competition Winners     


Competitions 2014 - results


Flash Fiction Competition Winners


Short Story Competition Winners


Biography Challenge Winners


Poetry Collection Competition Winners



Competitions 2013 - results


Short Story 2013 Winners


Comedy 2013 winners


Poetry 2013 winners


Flash Fiction 2013 winners


Competitions 2012 - results


Short Story 2012 winners


Flash Fiction 2012 winners


Web Poetry Competition 2012 Winners


Competitions 2011 - results 


Science Fiction Challenge II - Alien Co-operation:  Winners


Short Story Competition 2011 winners


Stories of St Leonards Competition winners


Memoir and Journalism Competition winners


Flash Fiction 2011 winners


Web Poetry Competition 2011 winners

Competitions 2010 - results   

Novels for Children or Teens Challenge winner

Short Story 2010 winners

Flash Fiction 2010 winners

Web poetry 2010 winners

Competitions 2009 - results   

 Short Story 2009 winners

Flash Fiction 2009 Winners

Web Poetry 2009 Winners

Old Magic in a New Age competition Winners

Competitions 2008 - results   

Short Story competition Winners

Spring Poetry Competition Winners 

Sixty Word Saga Winners

Gender Genre Winners and Judges Reports

Rhymers' Poetry Competition Results

Competitions 2007 - results

Science Fiction Challenge  Winners

Web Poetry  Winners

Spring Poetry Competition Winners

Short Story Competition Winners

Competitions 2006 - results

November Poetry Competition Winners

November Short Story Competition Winners

High Fantasy Challenge Winners

First Short Story & Poetry Competition Winners