Grindstone Literary Competitions

International Novel Prize
Prize for finished or part-finished novels aimed at YA audiences or older, of any genre, judged by a literary agent.
Deadlines: 1st April 2021 (Super Early Bird) / 1st July 2021 (Early Bird) / 1st October 2021 (Final Deadline)
Entry Fees: £16 (SEB) / 18 (EB) / 20 (FD) (+£8.00 Optional Feedback Supplement)
Prizes include: Winner £1,000, Runner Up £500, 4x Shortlist £100. Other prizes include vouchers and publication.
Submit the opening 3,000 words of any finished or part finished manuscript aimed at YA audiences or older, of any genres, accompanied by a 200 word synopsis
Full details here.

International Short Fiction Prize
Prize for short stories of any genre aimed at adults, between 1000-3000 words of length.
Deadlines: 1st May 2021 (Early Bird) / 1st August 2021 (Final Deadline)
Entry Fees: £8.00 (EB) / £10.00 (FD) (+£8.00 Optional Feedback Supplement)
Prizes: Winner £500, Runner Up £200, 4x Shortlisters £50, Longlisted + shortlisted authors published in anthology
Submit a short story between 1000-3000 words of any genre aimed at adults.
Full details here.

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