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Discover the finest writing contests of 2020 for fiction and non-fiction authors — including short story competitions, essay writing competitions, poetry contests, and many more. Updated weekly, these contests are vetted by Reedsy to weed out the scammers and time-wasters.
The most common type of writing competitions on our list are short story competitions, but we also feature opportunities for poetry, flash fiction, essays, and full manuscripts. We hope there is something here to satisfy every taste :) We try to keep this list as up-to-date as possible.Instructions for entrants and essay questions are provided for the Kelvin, Thomas Campion and Vellacott prizes on the lefthand side as attachments. There is also an FAQ page for entrants and their teachers, as well as a guide for teachers on how to use our online system to run an internal competition within school and how to approve or modify essays.The UK Supreme Court writing competition is a great way for those with a keen interest in law and the UK justice system to get involved and put their skills of persuasion to the test. Students in year 12 or 13 in England and Wales, S5 or S6 in Scotland and Year 13 or 14 in Northern Ireland are eligible to apply for this fantastic opportunity and the chance to meet a Supreme Court Justice.
In these cases, working on and entering the Write Your Own Historical Fiction competition can provide a fantastic activity for pupils to do as part of home learning. With this in mind, we have added a brand new category for students in Years 10-13.Read More
Writing Competitions and Events If you are looking to take your writing to the next level, then entering a writing competition often provides that extra impetus to refine your work. This is by no means a full list of competitions.Read More
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Essay Prize 2020. The Robinson College Essay Prize is open to all students currently in Year 12 (Lower Sixth, or equivalent) at a UK School. It is designed to give students the opportunity to develop and showcase their independent study and writing skills.Read More
Academic competitions for schools and colleges Several colleges and departments of the University of Oxford run competitions which are open to students from schools and colleges. Preparing an entry for one of these competitions is a valuable experience for academically motivated students, so please do encourage your students to enter.Read More
R.A. Butler Politics Prize The R.A. Butler Prize for essays in Politics and International Studies is a competition that can be entered by students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. Candidates are invited to submit an essay on a topic to be chosen from a list of general questions announced in March each year, and to be submitted in August.Read More
Several Cambridge colleges run essay competitions related to Classics, for students in year 12. Whether you are planning to apply to Cambridge or not, we encourage you to get involved. Follow the links for further information: Corpus Classics Essay Competition; Fitzwilliam Ancient World Essay Competition; Girton Humanities Writing Competition.Read More
This is a comprehensive list of the most worthwhile (and genuine!) writing competitions currently available. Genres include short story, flash fiction, novel, poetry, children’s, etc. Most, but not all, are from the UK. All competitions on this site are carefully vetted. Many are open worldwide.Read More
Find out more about the UK's largest writing competition for kids. First Words: 10 Great Opening Lines From Literature The best opening sentences in literature, according to 500 Words judges.Read More
University of Southampton - Green Stories Deadline: Various deadlines Green Stories Writing Competitions are a free set of competitions with prizes, open to all. Writers are asked to write stories.Read More