Saturday, 16 May 2015

Creative writing competition: Stories of SW1

SouthWestFest has announced its second annual competition for flash fiction, poetry and short scripts

Flash fiction should be up to 500 words, poetry up to 20 lines and scripts, up to 10 minutes. All entries should be representations and interpretations of the SW1 postcode. Writers do not have to live within that postcode to enter.

The winner of the Stories of SW1 Writing Competition will receive £50, the opportunity to have the piece recorded for radio, publication on the SouthWestFest website and inclusion in the curated art exhibition, Stories of SW1. The judges are playwright Hannah Vincent, performance poet Martin Daws and the Royal Court Theatre.

There is a fee of £3 for one piece of work and £5 for two. Each additional entry costs £2.

The closing date is 16 June.

SouthWestFest takes place between 19 and 28 June.

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