Writing Competitions March 2017

A few writing competitions that end this month. Good luck.The CityLife Prize for Fiction by Young WritersFree entry.London basedauthors aged 16-19, entries close 15th March 2017.5,000 word limit, fiction only.Prize. £500, publication of their story on a dedicated page on the CityLife website, and will also be offered a place on the (BA) Hons Creative & Professional Writing degree at the University of East London (subject to interview).Nelligan PrizeShort story, 10-50 pagesEntry $17 per entry, previously unpublished stories only.Prize $2,000Entries close March 14, 2017.Women’s Short Fiction Competition 2017 – Short StoryThe competition is open to women from any country.300 and 3,000 words in length (not including the title).Entry fee, 10 GBP per entry1st Prize: £2,000Plus two optional extras: a week’s writing retreat at Gladstone’s Library, and a day with an editor at Virago Press.Three other finalists will each receive £100. All four winning stories will be published in the June issue of Mslexia.Closing date: 20 March 2017Click the links for additional rules and information and good luck.

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