The Nobrow Short Story Competition is open. The theme is ‘The Censor’. You can interpret this in any way you wish. Up to twelve winning entries will be published in their short story anthology. An overall winner will receive £2000. All selected contributors will receive £150 and two complimentary copies of the book. Free to enter. Deadline 9 December.
The Benjamin Franklin House Literary Prize is open and accepting entries for this year’s competition. Each year a question or quote exploring Benjamin Franklin’s relevance in our time is open for interpretation in 1000-1500 words. The competition is open exclusively for young writers in the UK, aged 18-25, with a first prize of £750, and a second prize of £500. Winning entries will be posted online by media partner The Telegraph and at www.BenjaminFranklinHouse.org. The Franklin quote for interpretation in 2019 is: ‘'Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults” Poor Richard, 1756. Entrants should interpret this quote for its significance today. All entries must be received before 31 October 2019.