september, 2019

21sep1:00 am1:00 amFeaturedThe Val Wood Prize: Love LettersInternational Entry Fee: Free
Max word count: 1,500
Top Prize: £100

Event Details

The theme of this year’s competition is ‘Love Letters’ and we want you to pack them with romance, originality and creativity. The competition, is open to anyone over 16 years of age. Entries should be in the form of a love letter and entrants are free to write about whatever they wish as long as the theme of love and the form of a letter are adhered to.

The winner of the competition will receive £100 and their entry will be published on the website and shared via various social media outlets. The runner up will receive £50 and there will also be two commendations of £25. Cash prizes are kindly donated by Estuary Words and The James Reckitt Library Trust.

All entries must be typed or neatly handwritten and with a maximum word-count of 1500. This year, the competition is eco-friendly and entries must be submitted by email

Entries should be submitted on or before 5pm on Saturday, 21 September 2019.

Copyright remains with the author, but the organisers reserve the right to publish the winning entries online or in print for one year after 2/11/19. The organisers reserve right to alter details of the competition if necessary

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