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Flash Fiction Competition 2022

Call for entries

  • Literature & Talks
  • Sunday 5 Jun, 5:00pm
  • Free

Can you write a short compelling story with a maximum of 400 words? Now’s your chance to find the writer within you!

All ages may submit up to three entries; the stories can be about anything you choose. This year we will have a separate judging for entries recieved from 18 and under as well as the open judging class. Full details of the Festival Flash Fiction Competition can be found here:

We are delighted that Alice Castle, Marianne Kavanagh and Nick Makoha have again agreed to be our judges for this competition.

18 & Over:

  • 1st prize = £200 cash
  • 2nd prize = £75 cash
  • 3rd prize = £25 cash

Under 18s:

  • 1st Prize = £50 book shop voucher
  • 2nd Prize = £30 book shop voucher
  • 3rd Prize = £15 book shop voucher

2021 Winners
Take a look at last year’s winning entries.

  • Literature & Talks
  • Deadline for entry 5 June 2022 5pm

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