The competitions include Writing for Children, the Short Story, the Shorter Short
Story, Poetry, Haiku, Feature Articles, Slim Volume, Small Edition, Crime Fiction,
Lifewriting, Retirement, The First Three Pages of the Novel, Sustainability of the
Environment and the Young Writers Poetry Competition. Something for Everyone!
The entries must be original and unpublished work, written by one author, submitted
using a pseudonym and must not have won an award in any previous competition.
Self-published work is acceptable. Copyright remains with the author. The deadline
is 24 May, 2013 for all competitions, except the Young Writers’ Poetry
Competition, which has a deadline of 19 July. Sixty-three prizes and five trophies
will be awarded at the Writers’ Awards Ceremony on June 22nd, during the 33rd
Winchester Writers’ Conference. In addition, the winner of each competition will
be published in the Winchester Writers’ Conference anthology,The Best of 2013,
published in the autumn. For the competition booklet, please follow this