Enter the 2017 Manchester Writing Competition: Fiction and Poetry
23 Mar 2017
Deadline: Friday 29 September 2017
Entry fee: £17.50 per category
Prizes: £10,000 for each category
The Manchester Writing Competition consists of The Manchester Fiction Prize for short stories and The Manchester Poetry Prize:
The Manchester Writing Competition was established by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy in 2008. It offers the UK’s biggest literary prizes for unpublished writing and has awarded more than £135,000 to its winners. Each year two £10,000* prizes are awarded: the Manchester Poetry Prize for best portfolio of poems and the Manchester Fiction Prize for best short story. Designed to encourage and celebrate new writing across the globe the competition is open internationally to new and established writers.