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The Bedford Competition – International Short Story & Poetry Awards

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Last date
31 October 2022

Who may enter?
The competition is open to anyone aged 17 years and over.

Short description
There are two competitions:

• Short Story Competition
The Short Story Competition is for original, unpublished stories on any theme up to 3,000 words.
Stories must be written in English.

• Poetry Competition
The Poetry Competition is for original, unpublished poems up to 40 lines on any theme.
Poems must be written in English.

Entry fees
Short Story Competition – £7.50 per story
Poetry Competition – £7.50 per poem

Prizes
• Short Story Competition
1st prize: £1,000
2nd prize: £200
3rd prize: £100

• Poetry Competition
1st prize: £1,000
2nd prize: £200
3rd prize: £100

How to enroll?
For further information visit the official competition website.

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