Flex your creative writing muscles

The 10th Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is currently open for entries, presenting a fantastic opportunity for budding and established writers and poets in Huddersfield and elsewhere to showcase their work to a wider audience.

With the aim to support and nurture new writing talent, the prize awards publication for 60 shortlisted writers, plus for the winners: £500 cash prize each, a consultation with literary agency Redhammer Management, a Full Membership to The Poetry Society, a subscription to Granta and books courtesy of Bloodaxe Books and Vintage Books.

There are 8 weeks left to enter the Award, an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by literary experts.

Prizes include:

    £500 each (Poetry Winner and Short Fiction Winner)
    Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual
    One year subscription to Granta
    Selection of books courtesy of Bloodaxe and Vintage
    Consultation with Redhammer Management (Short Fiction Winner)
    Full Membership to The Poetry Society (Poetry Winner)

Short Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words. Poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines. Works previously published are accepted.

Deadline for submissions is 31 August 2016.

To enter, visit www.aestheticamagazine.com/cwa

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