Writing Competition 2018

Plymouth Writers Group International Writing Competition 2018

First Prize: £250

Second Prize £50

The 5 entries judged to be best will be included in the PWG 2018 Anthology.

Plymouth Writers Group (PWG) are pleased to announce their annual International Short Story Competition in conjunction with the English & Creative Writing Department of the University of Plymouth. This is a unique venture, in which entries are assessed and adjudicated by both the PWG and a team from the University.

The content is entirely at the discretion of the writer, with a limit of 1500 words, and should be sent as a word attachment in double spaced, Times New Roman to PWGCompetitions@gmail.com

Payment of entry fee  This can be made by (a)  using Pay Pal (competition@plymouthwritersgroup.co.uk) OR (b) via a bank transfer to

The Co-Operative Bank

Bank Sort Code 08-92-50

Account Number 67004366

Ref No 80034-PWG.

We regret that we cannot accept payment by other methods.

Entries can be received from 15 October 2017, with a closing date of midnight on 31 January 2018, there is an entry fee of £5.00.

All submissions and payments are made to be made online through the address given above.

Multiple entries are permitted contingent on payment of the entry fee for each story.

Everyone here at Plymouth Writers Group would like to wish the best of luck to all entrants, and we look forward to reading the same excellent quality of stories that we have received in previous years.

Previous winners

The previous winners of the competion can be viewed by following this link