Manchester Writing Competition
Annual writing competition run by the Manchester Writing School, Manchester Metropolitan University, with a fiction prize and a poetry prize awarded. Both competitions offer a £10,000 first prize. Since it began in 2008, the competition has awarded more than £175,000 to its winners. These are the UK’s biggest literary awards for unpublished writing.The winners of the 2019 prizes will be announced on 7th February 2020 (you can get free tickets for the event if your are quick!). Details of the 2020 competitions will be made available soon.