The Wells Festival Competitions are open until June 30, 2019.
This year’s prize money is £750, £300, £200 and Local Prize £100 for the Short Story, Open Poetry and Book for Children competitions. The prize in the Young Poets category is £150 and a year’s subscription to The Poetry Society.
Judges: Simon Armitage for Open Poetry, Gill Lewis for Book for Children, and Miriam Nash for Young Poets. The short story judge is Mark McCrum.
Entry Fees: £3 for the Young Poets category, £6 each for the other categories.