Bedford Competition

International Short Story & Poetry Awards

October 31, 2023 - Check back on August 15th for Upcoming Deadline
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Two prizes of £1,500 each (approximately $1,914) and publication in the Bedford Competition anthology are given annually for a poem and a short story. MacGillivray will judge in poetry and Tim Jarvis will judge in fiction. Submit a poem of up to 40 lines or a short story of up to 3,000 words with a £7.50 (approximately $9.50) entry fee, or £15 (approximately $19) for three poems or stories, by October 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Bedford Competition, International Short Story & Poetry Awards, 28 Miller Road, Bedford MK42 9NZ, England. Philip Carey, Contact.