Yeovil Literary Prize
2018 Competition Open 1 Jan 2018 to 31 May 2018
Organised by the Yeovil Community Arts Association, this is your opportunity to enter four very different categories of writing. Aspiring writers throughout the world should enter this prestigious writing competition.
All genres are welcome.
Agents and Publishers regularly search our winner lists for new talent.
Synopsis and Opening Chapters (combined maximum 15,000 words)
Professional Judge:Annie Barrows is an American author of books for both children and adults. A highly respected novelist.
1st £1000 2nd £250 3rd £100Entry Fee:£12
Maximum 2,000 words
Victoria Hislop is a writer who lives in England and Greece. She is respected for her novels and short stories, attracting a huge readership.
1st £500 2nd £200 3rd £100Entry Fee:£7
Maximum of 40 Lines
Katie Donovan, renowned Irish poet. Winner of many awards.
1st £500 2nd £200 3rd £100Entry Fee:£7 one poem; £10 for two; £12 for three
Writing Without Restrictions
You write it – we’ll read it. Details are at end of General Rules
Michael Jecks, prolific author, and especially medieval mysteries.
1st £200 2nd £100 3rd £50Entry Fee:£5
Western Gazette Best Local Writer Award
for a short-listed entry by author living in Western Gazette distribution area.
The Yeovil Community Arts Association committee
The writing competition runs from 1st January and closes on 31st May each year.
More Info: https://www.yeovilprize.co.uk