Blandford Rotary have launched their Short Story and Poetry competition for 2020, with over £500 in cash prizes to be won!
The competition is split into 4 categories as follows;
Section A – Open Fiction: Up to 1750 words £4 per entry. 1st Prize £200 & Blandford Forum Town Council Mayor’s Cup, 2nd Prize £50, 3rd Prize £10
Section B – Flash Fiction: Up to 250 words £3 per entry. 1st Prize £50, 2nd Prize £25, 3rd Prize £10
Section C – Under 18 Fiction: Up to 1000 words £2.50 per entry. 1st Prize 100, 2nd Prize £25, 3rd £10
Section D Poetry: Up to 40 lines £2.50 per entry (or 3 entries for £5). 1st Prize £50 & Lesley Shand Cup for Poetry, 2nd Prize £20, 3rd Prize £10
Entries will be accepted until 30th September 2020 at 23:59 hours.
Entries; MUST NOT have won or been placed runner-up in any competition, MUST NOT have been published in any for (Does not apply to self-published material), MUST be the entrants own work and in English. Please note that in any one category, no author can be awarded more than one prize receiving place.
Judges – Fiction; Sandra Cook, Nick Allen and Pam Fudge. Poetry; Sarah Acton. Judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence with them can be entered into at any time.
For information regarding formats, procedure and rules, please click here.
Last modified: July 29, 2020