Two prizes of £5,000 (approximately $7,150) each and publication in the Bridport Prize anthology are given annually for a poem and a short story. Two second-place prizes of £1,000 (approximately $1,430) each and publication are given in each category. A prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,430) and publication is also given for a work of flash fiction. Patience Agbabi will judge in poetry, Tessa Hadley will judge in fiction, and Tim Stevenson will judge in flash fiction. Submit a poem of up to 42 lines, a story of up to 5,000 words, or a piece of flash fiction of up to 250 words by May 31. The entry fee is £9 (approximately $13) for poetry, £10 (approximately $14) for fiction, and £8 (approximately $11) for flash fiction. Send an SASE or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport Prize, P.O. Box 6910, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 9BQ, England. Kate Wilson, Prize Administrator.