Over 55 and live in Notts?

Short Story Competition for Nottinghamshire Residents Aged 55 and over

We are delighted to announce that the best-selling crime writer Stephen Booth will join the Mayor of Gedling in presenting the awards and anthologies to the finalists on Sunday 14th of July at the 2013 Gedling Book Festival.

Not long left to enter your stories (2,000-5,000 words). Closing date for entries: Sat March 30th, 2013

A paperback anthology of the best 20 entries will be published with the finalists each receiving a free copy of the book.

Cover Design by Cathy Helms at
Finalists will be notified in the first week of June, 2013.
1st Prize:
£50 cash

Other prizes to be announced in due course.

You can download an Application Form and the Full Rules via THIS LINK

Entries should be emailed in Word format to
However, should that not be possible, they can accept typed or written entries, which should be posted to:

New Writers UK,
PO Box 9310,