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Current Competitions

In this section you will find a list of links to current competitions going on in your area.

These competitions stick to a strict submissions deadline and generally only operate annually.

Browse down the list below and click on the links to find out more information on that specific competition.

 

The BBC is not responsible for external competitions or the content of external internet sites.

THE PRINT EXPRESS POETRY COMPETITIONWriting Pen

Why not take this opportunity to write a poem. The closing date is the 30th November.

For more details visit http://www.printexpress.co.uk/blog/

 

NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTHWriting Pen

Why not take this opportunity to write a novel in one month? Starting on the 1st of November write a little everyday.

For more details visit www.nanowrimo.org/

 

BBC WRITERS ROOMWriting Pen

If you have talent, an original voice, and stories to tell, then BBC writers room wants to know about you.

Send your scripts. BBC writersroom is the first point of call at the BBC for all unsolicited scripts and writers. All work is assessed primarily for the talent of the writer, and in addition for the script's suitability for further development.

For more details visit www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom


Do you know of any competitions that are taking place that we haven't featured?

Are you running a literary competition yourself?

Then get in touch with the Get Writing Team by email at getwritingni@bbc.co.uk and we will try to feature your competition.

The BBC is not responsible for external competitions or the content of external internet sites.

Writers' ShowcasePencils

Have a read of some of the submissions by local NI writers and find out how to submit your work.

Resourcesbooks

Find out about publishing opportunities and local writing organisations in the resource section.

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