Manchester Writing Competition

fri01sepAll DayManchester Writing CompetitionInternationalCategoryMultiple categoriesEntry Fee:£18 Max word count:2500 (short story); 120 lines (poetry) Top Prize:£10,000

Event Details

The Manchester Writing Competition is organized by the Manchester Metropolitan University, England. The competition is open internationally to anyone aged 16 or over.

There are two Prizes:
• Manchester Poetry Prize — entrants must submit a portfolio of 3 to 5 poems with a combined maximum length of 120 lines.
• Manchester Fiction Prize — entrants must submit a short story of up to 2,500 words in length.

All work must be written in English.

All work can be on any subject, and written in any style or form, but must be the entrant’s own original writing, and should not have published in print or have been broadcast on or before 31 December 2023.

The Manchester Writing Competition will award two prizes: £10,000 to the winner of the Manchester Poetry Prize and £10,0000 to the winner of the Manchester Fiction Prize.

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