The Bedford Competition is open for short story and poetry entries, from around the world, until 31st October, 2021.
There are extra categories for young people, aged 17-25, and special prizes for Bedford residents.
Word count: Short stories – 3000 words max.
Poetry – 40 lines max.
1st prize: £1000
2nd prize: £200
3rd prize: £100
Standard entry fee: £7.50 or 3 for £15.
Student entry fee: £5 or 3 for £10.
Full details here.