The closing date for the prize is Saturday 31st May 2014 and it’s open to all nationalities. You must be aged 16 or over. They offer three categories – Poems, Short Stories and now Flash Fiction. Overall, there is over £15,000 in prize money.
The poem and short story categories each have a first prize of £5,000. The second prize offered is £1,000 and the third prize is £500. An additional 10 supplementary prizes (for each category) will be awarded £50 each.
The short stories have a word limit of 5,000 words (not including the title,) and are £9 per story entered. The poems should be no longer than 42 lines and it’s £8 per poem entered.
The new flash fiction category has a first prize of £1,000, 2nd prize of £500 and third prize of £250. There will also be 3 supplementary prizes of £50. The word limit is 250 words (not including the title,) and entry per story is £7.
For more details on each category, terms and conditions and entry forms, visit the website for The Bridport Prize, 2014.
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