This year Wells Festival welcomes all to its 30th Anniversary Festival for 4 different competitions! Participate for the various prizes, exposures as well as much more opportunities!
The four international competitions are an integral part of the Wells Festival of Literature:
Moreover, all entries must be in English.
At the time of entry, the work submitted must not have been entered into any other competition and must not have been published in any format or location.
Open Poetry Competition – £6 per entry
Short Story Competition – £6 per entry
Book for Children Competition – £6 per entry
Young Poets Competition – £3 per entry (Competitors may submit only one entry)
Prizes for all four competitions will be presented on Monday 17 October 2022 during the Festival.
The Poetry Reading for both the Young Poets and Open Poetry takes place immediately before the Prize Giving for all four categories. This special occasion is one of the highlights of the Festival when, for the first time, the winning writers are revealed and rewarded.