Wednesday 13 April 2016

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Yeovil Literary Prize

Organised by the Yeovil Community Arts Association, here is an opportunity to enter four very different categories of writing. Aspiring writers throughout the world are invited to enter this prestigious writing competition.
All genres are welcome.
Agents and Publishers regularly search our winners lists for new talent.
See what happened to previous entrants after being placed in the Yeovil Literary Prize! Click on the SUCCESSES tab.

Category 1 Novel
Requirement : Synopsis and Opening Chapters (combined maximum 15,000 words)
Judge : Jason Goodwin, distinguished novelist
Prizes : 1st £1000 2nd £250 3rd £100
Entry Fee : £11

Category 2 Short Story
Requirement : Maximum 2,000 words
Judge : Natasha Farrant – literary scout
Prizes : 1st £500 2nd £200 3rd £100
Entry Fee : £6

Category 3 Poetry
Requirement : Maximum of 40 Lines
Judge : Hilary Davies, past Chairman of the Poetry Society
Prizes : 1st £500 2nd £200 3rd £100
Entry Fee : £6 one poem; £9 for two; £11 for three

Category 4 Writing Without Restrictions
Requirement : You write it – we’ll read it. Details are at end of General Rules
Judge : Tony Hawks, renowned author, comedian, radio and television wit
Prizes : 1st £100 2nd £50 3rd £30
Entry Fee : £5

Local Prize Western Gazette Best Local Writer Award
Requirement : for a short-listed entry, and entrant lives in Western Gazettedistribution area.
Judge : The Yeovil Community Arts Association committee
Prizes : £100

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