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Month-Set Writing Competitions

1. The Alpine Fellowship Poetry Prize 2022

Theme: Freedom 

Open: Internationally

Age: 28 and above

Language: English 

You may submit one poem or a collection of poems as long as all the poems in the collection speak to the theme. 

Length: 500 words per entry 

No. of entries: 1

Prize:

"The winner will receive a £3,000 cash prize and will be invited to our symposium.

Runners up will be invited to attend the symposium and travel expense will be reimbursed at a total of £500. All food and accomodation will be covered."

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Details here

2. Author of Tomorrow Writing Prize 

Details:

It is an annual competition open to young people across the world who have completed a short piece of adventure writing in English. 

Categories: 11 and under, 12-15 years, and 16-21 years 

Length:

11 and under - 500 words 

12-15 years - 1,500+5,000 words 

16-21 years - 1,500-5,000 words 

Prize:

11 and under - £100 plus £160 book tokens for your school 

12-15 years - £100 plus £150 book tokens for your school

16-21 years - £1,000

The shortlisted authors will have the work digitally published by the contest organizer's partners at global literacy charity, WorldReader. 

Deadline: April 22, 2022

Details here

3. Robert Walker Prize for Essays in Law 

Topic: What responsibilities in connection with the environment and sustainability, if any, should the law assign to owners and to occupiers of land?

Eligiblity: Open to students in their final or penultimate year of secondary school, except students who have entered the competition in the past.

Categories:

United Kingdom Division

International Division

Length: 2,000 words 

Prize:

First Prize - £300

Second Prize - £200

Deadline: April 12, 2022

Details here

1. Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors

Age: 18 years and above 

Details:

"Stories may be set between today and the year 2200, and show a path to clean, green, and just future. We especially want to read - and share - narratives that center solutions from the communities most impacted by climate change and stories that envision what a truly equitable, decolonized society could look like. 

We're are also especially interested in cultural authenticity (a deep sense of place, customs, and more); rich characters with interesting identities; and stories that challenge the status quo in which wealth and power are built on extraction, oppression, and violence."

No. of entries: 1

Prize:

First-prize winner - $3,000

Second-prize winner - $2,000

Third-prize winner - $1,000

Additional nine finalists will have their stories published in a ln immersive collection on Fix's website - each with its own original art - and will be celebrated in a public virtual event. 

Deadline: May 5, 2022

Details here

1. The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2022

Age: 11-7 years old 

Theme: Any 

Length: Any 

Style: Any 

They're accepting entries both from individual poets and schools. 

Open: Internationally

Prize:

"The top 15 Foyle winners are invited to attend a week's residential creative writing course at a prestigious Arvon centre or receive alternative mentoring, such as a poet residency in their school. All 100 winners will receive a year's Youty Membership of the Poetry Society, a range of books and other prizes. The winners will also benefit from ongoing support and encouragement from the Poetry Society, via publication, performance, promotion and access to a paid internship programme."

Deadline: July 31, 2022

Details here

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