Competition is open to anyone around the world
Short Stories up to 4,000 words, excluding title Poetry up to 50 lines, excluding title and lines between stanzas The theme for short stories and poetry is open
Fiction and stories based on true events (Write fiction or non-fiction on your title page). No theme or genre restrictions
WriterAdvice seeks flash memoir, a personal life story from your life, running 750 words or less
€1,000 for the best poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11. Judged by Chrissie Gittins. The winning poem will appear in the summer issue of The Caterpillar. Anyone over 16 can enter, as long as the poem is previously unpublished. Closing 31 March 2018. See thecaterpillarmagazine.com.
The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished, UK or non-UK based.