Cheshire Prize for Literature 2023

Competition Information

Cheshire Prize for Literature 2023

Inviting writers from four years of age upwards to be creative and submit an entry to this year’s Cheshire Prize for Literature. The 2023 Prize has no theme. Entrants can write about anything that inspires them.

There are four categories:

  • Short stories
  • Poetry
  • Children’s literature (Over 18’s Only)
  • Scriptwriting (Over 18’s Only)

There are three age groups: primary, secondary and over 18’s.

Entrants must live or have lived, work or have worked, studied or have studied in Cheshire, Wirral, Warrington or Halton.

The judges will choose one winner from each category and a prize will be awarded to each category as well as the opportunity to be selected to appear in the Anthology, published by University of Chester Press.

Closing Date: January 31st 2024

For further information and how to apply, please visit their website here.