Some new dates for your diary…  The 2018 Stroud Book Festival brings the best in new writing from some of the finest novelists, non-fiction writers, poets, children’s writers and storytellers from Gloucestershire and beyond.

Festival dates:       Wednesday 7th – Sunday 11th November 2018

You are invited to visit their web site, sign up for more news and competition details –

CLICK HERE TO VISIT WEBSITE

 

Competitions:

There are 3 writing prizes with a deadline for submissions of 31 July 2018:

 

Mainstream Fiction Prize (open to writers living in Gloucestershire)

Judged by author Katie Fforde

First prize £100 and 5-day writing retreat at Hawkwood College

Entry requirement: Synopsis of up to 200 words plus excerpt of up to 3000 words

 

Flash Fiction Prize (open to International entries)

Judged by author Sue Limb

First prize £500

Maximum length: 500 words

 

Poetry Prize (open to international entries)

Judged by poet Adam Horovitz

First prize £500

Maximum length: 40 lines

 

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FESTIVAL WEBSITE