The Manchester Writing Competition is currently accepting submissions for their Poetry and Fiction Prizes. The Fiction Prize will award £10,000 (~$13,000 USD) to the best short story. The story can be on any subject, and in any style, but must be fiction and must not be previously published. The Poetry Prize will award £10,000 (~$13,000 USD) to the writer of the best portfolio of poetry submitted. Entrants are asked to submit a portfolio of three-to-five poems (total maximum combined length: 120 lines). The poems can be on any subject, and in any style, but must not be previously published. Open to both emerging and established writers.

Entry fee: £17.50 (~$23 USD) per entry

Deadline: September 23, 2016

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