Creative Future Writers’ Award

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Closed 2021, re-opening Spring 2022. For underrepresented UK writers aged 18+. Submit one poem and/or one piece of prose.

The Creative Future Writers’ Award is the UK’s only national writing competition and high profile awards ceremony for under-represented writers. We showcase talented writers who lack opportunities due to mental health issues, disability, identity or other social circumstance. There are over £10k in cash and development opportunities in prizes, including publication and reading at our high-profile award ceremony alongside host Kerry Hudson. 2021’s theme is Essential. Free to enter. For more information, visit their website.