Magma Judge’s Prize
Magma Editors’ Prize for poems of up to 12 lines, judged by a panel of Magma Editors comprising Julia Bird, Rob Mackenzie, Ian McEwen, Laurie Smith and Karen McCarthy Woolf.
Entry Fees: £5 for the first poem, £4 for the second and £3 for the third and each subsequent poem. Magma magazine subscribers benefit from reduced fees.
For more information see http://magmapoetry.com/competition-2/
The Paul Darby Prize launches on 10 September 2013.
Entry fee of £5
Further Information at the Paul Darby Prize blogspot.
First prize: £500, Second prize: £300, Third prize: £200
Entry Fee: £10 per story.
More details from The London Magazine
Judges: Deryn Rees-Jones & George Szirtes
Prizes: 1st £2,500, 2nd £500, 3rd £250
Entry Fee: £5/€6/$8 per poem.
More details on the Coffee House Poetry website
Judged by Robert Coover, closes for entries on August 31st.
Established in 2008, the winner is awarded $1,000 and publication in the journal. Two honorable mentions each receive $250 and will also be published. All entries are considered for paid publication on the Gulf Coast website
Information on how to enter is online here.
The Impress Prize is open to fiction and nonr fiction by anyone aged 18 and over who has NOT published a book-length publication before.
Closing Date: 17 June 2013
Administrative charge: £10.
Details on Impress Prize website.
The competition invites “imaginative work that pushes the boundaries of the two categories for entry: Poetry and Fiction”.
More information at www.aestheticamagazine.com/creativewriting
Notting Hill Editions has launched an annual literary prize for the best essay in the English language, of between 2,000 and 8,000 words, published or unpublished, on any subject.
The chair of judges is author and journalist Harry Mount. The other judges are Gaby Wood, Adam Mars-Jones, Lady Antonia Fraser, David Shields.
Entries between 2,000 and 8,000 words.
Entry fee £10.Award £15,000.
Five runners-up will each receive £1000.
Authors of any nationality are eligible, but submissions must have been written originally in English.
“If already published, the essay must have appeared for the first time in periodical (print or online) but not book form, between 1 January 2012 and 31 July 2013.”