Monday, 23 of October 2017

Tamworth Literary Festival Writing Competition 2017

Entries now open for the 2017 short story competition

Submission Guidelines (also see tamlitfest.wordpress.com)
Entries to be typed in black ink, double spaced using one side of A4 only, in size 12 font.
Please use a Word document (or comparable) and ensure your contact details and word count appear on a covering letter and NOT on your entry to give anonymity at the judging stage.

Entries can be submitted online to competition@tamworthlitfest.org.uk or by post or by hand to:
31 Juniper, Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 4ND United Kingdom
All entries must not have been published previously.
Closing date midnight 31st March 2018
Winners to be announced July 2018
(Please retain a copy of your submission as entries will not be returned.)

Three age categories:

  • Over 16 -  1,500 words limit – £4 per entry
  • 11-16 – 1,000 words limit – Free
  • Under 11’s – 500 words limit – Free

(If entering children’s categories please state age at time of entry, proof required prior to awarding prizes.)

  • Over 16 – Ist – £100, 2nd – £50, 3rd – £25
  • 11-16 – 1st – £50, 2nd – £25, 3rd – £15
  • Under 11’s – 1st – £20, 2nd – £15, 3rd – £10

Payment by cheques made payable to Tamworth Literary Festival
Or by B.A.C.S (using your name as payment reference ) to:
Tamworth Literary Festival
Account no: 33368440
Sort code: 20-84-13


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