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The 2017 Berlin Writing Prize
Closes: Midnight 31st July 2017.
Prizes: Winner: A one-month (four-week) residency in Berlin's Circus Hotel to take place from the 22nd January to 18th February 2018. The competition winner will receive their very own apartment, a month's worth of breakfast vouchers for the Circus Hostel and up to 100 euros travel costs. The winning entry will be published in SAND Journal and in a Reader Berlin anthology.
Along with this, the British Council has generously offered the winner a free place as a delegate at the British Council Literature Seminar 2018 in Berlin, due to take place over three days during the residency.
Entry Fee: 9 euros, via Paypal, submission via email to competition@thereaderberlin.com (see submission guidelines).
Theme: Home is Elsewhere.
Looking for: Genre: Prose fiction and non-fiction. Length: Max. 3000 words, excluding title.
Residency Dates: 22nd January to 18th February 2018.
Website: http://thereaderberlin.com/

Scribble Annual Article Competition
Closing date: 31st August 2017.
Prizes: £50, £25, £15, publication in Scribble.
Entry fee: £3.
Looking for: Articles, up to 1,500 words on the theme 'My writing day'.
Email: parkpub14@hotmail.com
Website: www.parkpublications.co.uk

The London Magazine Essay Competition 2017
Closing date: 31st August 2017.
Prizes: £500, £300, £200.
Entry fee: £10. Subsequent entries £5.
Website: www.thelondonmagazine.org/essay-competition-2017

The Beverley Series
Closing date: 15th September 2017.
Prizes: Publication.
Entry fee: £20.
Looking for: Original manuscript of fiction, non-fiction, criticism or poetry.
Website: https://store.eyewearpublishing.com

Benjamin Franklin House Literary Prize
Closing date: 31st October 2017.
Prizes: £750, £500, web publication.
Free entry.
Looking for: Fiction and non-fiction interpretations, 1,000-1,500 words, by young writers aged 18-25, of the Benjamin Franklin quote:
'If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.'
Email: info@benjaminfranklinhouse.org
Website: www.benjaminfranklinhouse.org

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