Writing Competitions this month- April 2009

Momaya Short Story Competition Momaya Press sponsors a Short Story Competition to bring fresh writing to the attention of qualified judges. Submit your short story (2,500 word limit) by 30 April 2009 in order to compete for prize money and publication in the Momaya Annual Review 2008. The judges are from Random House, literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates, and Reuters. Submission details at: www.momayapress.com

Saga-Whyte Press Short Story Competition Various categories. Closing date 30 April 2009. Win a Book-iLiad and a publishing contract. Full details on website: http://www.sagawhytepress.eu/write4iliad.html

Myslexia Womens Poetry Competition
Closing date 24th April 2009 http://www.mslexia.co.uk/whatson/msbusiness/pcomp_active.html
Templar Poetry, Pamphlet & Collection Competition 2009 Closing date 30th April 2009 Entry fee £18 Asks for short collections of poetry of between 18 and 24 pages. Poems no more than 40 lines in any style. Four winners who will receive £500 each plus ten complimentary copies of their pamphlets and the option to submit a full collection for later publication. http://www.templarpoetry.co.uk/2008Rules.html

Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition 2009 Closing date 30th April 2009 Entry £3 per poem, £10 for 4 poems, and £2.50 per poem thereafter Asks for poems of up to 50 lines. First prize £500. The Competition Secretary, Ware Poets Competition 2009, 22 West Close, Hoddesdon, Herts EN11 9DA

Ver Poets Open Competition 2009 Closing Date 30th April 2009 Entry £3 per poem, 4 poems for £10, £2 per poem thereafter For poems of up to 30 lines. First prize £500. Young writers (16-21 years old) prize £100. Competitions Secretary, 181 Sandridge Road, St Albans, Herts AL1 4AH

Southport Writers' Circle International Poetry Competition
2009 Closing Date 30th April 2009 Entry £3 per poem Prizes £200, £100 and £50, Humour prize £25, Local prize £25. Sole Judge: Jane Aspinall Please write enclosing an sae for a copy of the rules to Southport Writers' Circle Poetry Competition 2009, 32 Dover Road, Birkdale, Southport, Merseyside PR8 4TB


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