Manchester Writing Competitions 2016


Deadline:

September 23, 2016

Disciplines:


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The 2016 Manchester Poetry and Fiction Prizes are now open to online and postal entries.

The organisers offer two competitions: 
• the Manchester Poetry Prize — entrants must submit a portfolio comprising a minimum of three and a maximum of five poems.
• the Manchester Fiction Prize — entrants must submit a short story of up to 2,500 words in length.

All work must be written in English.
All work can be on any subject, and written in any style or form, but must be the entrant's own original writing, and should not have appeared in print or appear on a website or have been broadcast, for the duration of the Manchester Poetry Prize.

Participants

The competitions ("Poetry Prize" and "Fiction Prize") are open to anyone aged 16 or over.

Prizes

• The Manchester Poetry Prize will award one prize: a cash sum of £10,000.00 to the winner(s). The judges may decide to award The Manchester Poetry Prize jointly and divide the cash sum accordingly. The maximum number of winners will be two.
• The Manchester Fiction Prize will award one prize: a cash sum of £10,000.00 to the winner(s). The judges may decide to award The Manchester Fiction Prize jointly and divide the cash sum accordingly. The maximum number of winners will be two.

Entry fees

Poetry Prize – the cost of entry is £17.50 per portfolio of three to five poems.
Fiction Prize – the cost of entry is £17.50 per story of up to 2,500 words in length.

Deadline

The deadline for entries will be Friday 23rd September 2016 for both competitions.



Eligible Countries
Event Type
Opportunities
Publish Date
February 28, 2016
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