Monday, 12 July 2010

The Grist Anthology of New Writing 2010 Competition - If you're a new writer this is your chance at fame!

This competition is a MUST NOT BE MISSED event especially created to promote new and talented writers:
The next Grist new writing competition is now open for submission and the deadline is 30 November 2010.


Judges are Helen Simson (Short story) and Lemn Sissay (Poetry)

1st Prize - £500
2nd Prize - £250
3rd Prize - £100

Plus publication for all shortlisted writers

Entry fee:£5

Deadline: 30 November 2010



Competition Rules

Online entries accepted.

There is no limit to how many poems/stories you can submit

All entries must include the writer’s contact details on a separate sheet

Short stories up to 3,500 words (double spaced)

Poems up to 40 lines (single spaced)

All work must be 12 point typeface

Please number pages

All entries must be previously unpublished work.

Copyright remains with the author.

*To enter online please visit actual website at www.hud.ac.uk/Grist then click on the Competition section.*

Online Submission

once the transaction is complete entries can be emailed to:

Michael Stewart m.stewart@hud.ac.uk

Please put Grist Short Story/Poem Submission in the Subject Line

In the body of the email include The Short Story/Poetry title(s) and a reference to your payment transaction. Please ensure your attached submission also includes your name.

Postal Submission

To enter by post, send your entries along with a cheque (made payable to: 'The University of Huddersfield') to the address below. Please include a cover note that includes


the title(s) of your entries,

your name,

your address,

your phone number and

email address (if you have one)

DOn't forGET to include a cheque for you entry fee


Grist Competition,

The School of Music,

Humanities and Media,

Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH

Closing date 30 November 2010



Good luck!


The second year of hopefull success for this great anthology to promote new talented writers and poets is now open! YAY! And here is the genius behind it all, Michael Stewart (my tutor at Hudd Uni when studying English Studies with Creative Writing) holding the newly published first original Grist Anthology from November 2009.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the heads-up!

    And thanks for following my blog, too!

    ReplyDelete

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