Bedford Competition Short Story and Poetry Awards

Posted 20/08/2021 under Writing Contests,

The Bedford Competition Short Story and Poetry Awards are open to writers across the globe until October 31st, 2021.

The Bedford Competition is a non-profit group. This year, net proceeds are going to Schoolreaders, a charity that helps schoolchildren ‘catch up’ with their reading, and The King’s Arms Project that supports the homeless.

Prizes: 

1st – £1000

2nd – £200

3rd – £100

There are also Cygnature Prizes of £100 for young writers aged 17 – 25 years.

Word limits: 

Short stories – 3000 words 

Poems – 40 lines

Entry Fees: £7.50 per entry or 3 for £15 (students: £5 per entry or 3 for £10)

Full details here.

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