Saturday 26 September 2015

Bare Fiction Prize 2015 #writing #poetry #contest

Bare Fiction Prize 2015 – Deadline October 31st

International awards for Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Short Story.

Our inaugural prize of 2014 was a great success with an extremely high standard of entries. You can see the results of last year’s competition by clicking here and you can read the winners in our March 2015 edition of the magazine.
Bare Fiction Prize 2015 Judges

We’re delighted to have another fantastic panel of judges for our second year of the prize with Jo Bell judging our Poetry category, Richard Skinner judging the Flash Fiction, and Paul McVeigh judging the Short Story category.
2015 Poetry Judge

Jo Bell is the UK’s Canal Laureate for the Poetry Society and CRT. Formerly director of National Poetry Day and of the global workshop group 52, she is a well-known advocate for poetry across the UK. Recent awards include the Charles Causley Prize, the Manchester Cathedral prize and top-three placings in the Ballymaloe, Wigtown, Café Writers, and Bridport international poetry prizes.

2015 Flash Fiction Judge

Richard Skinner is the author of three novels, all published by Faber & Faber. His work has been nominated for prizes and is published in seven languages. His most recent novel is The Mirror.

2015 Short Story Judge

Paul McVeigh’s short fiction has been published in journals and anthologies and been commissioned by BBC Radio 4. His novel The Good Son was published by Salt Publishing in April 2015. He is the co-founder of London Short Story Festival and Associate Director at Word Factory.

Prizes (in each category)
1st Prize: £500
2nd Prize: £200
3rd Prize: £100
2 x Highly Commended Award: £25

1st, 2nd & 3rd prize winners will be published in the Spring 2016 issue of Bare Fiction Magazine and on our website, with the prizes to be awarded at the Spring launch reading in London in March 2016 (date to be confirmed).
Cost per entry

Poetry (max 40 lines):
Flash Fiction (max 500 words):
Short Story (max 3000 words):

£5 / £3 for subscribers
£6 / £4 for subscribers
£8 / £6 for subscribers

You can subscribe during the submission process if you wish.

Payment can be made by Credit/Debit Card, PayPal or by Cheque (GBP Sterling).
Enter online or by post

Bare Fiction Prize 2015: Flyer + Entry Form

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