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Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Free to enter short story competition

In association with Pan Macmillan and the Arvon Foundation, Books Quarterly are running a competition.
Maximun Word length 2,000 words or less.
Deadline: July 1, 2010.
Prize:The winner will see their work published in the October issue of Books Quarterly (readership of more than a quarter of a million) and online at www.macmillannewwriting.com,
www.arvonfoundation.org, Wbqonline.com and Waterstones.com. PLUS the winner will be invited to attend an exclusive publisher's lunch with Will Atkins, Editorial Director at Pan Macmillan, and author James McCreet to gain feedback and ideas on where to take their writing career in the future. PLUS £200-worth of Pan Macmillan books of their choice. PLUS a place on a week-long Arvon Foundation creative writing course of their choice. (The prize includes all tuition, food and accommodation. ) The three best runners-up will receive concise written feedback on their entries, which will be published online, as well as winning £50-worth of Pan Macmillan books.

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