Two prizes of £5,000 (approximately $6,759) each and publication in the Bridport Prize anthology are given annually for a poem and a short story. A second-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,352) and publication is also given in each category. Additionally, a prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,352) and publication is given for a work of flash fiction. Inua Ellams will judge in poetry, Tim Pears will judge in short story, and Kathy Fish 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 £10 (approximately $14) for poetry, £12 (approximately $16) for fiction, and £9 (approximately $12) for flash fiction. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport Prizes, South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR, England. Kate Wilson, Program Manager.