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Saveas Writers’ International Writing Competition closes soon – Jane Austen theme

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Saveas Writers’ International Writing Competition 2017

‘Love & Friendship’
This year marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s death. To commemorate this event SaveAs Writers invite poems and short stories on any aspect of her life and works. Update her plots to the modern world of Twitter and Tinder, give poetic voice to one of her minor characters, investigate the issues that are on the margins of her work such as slavery and war. Explore these and other creative possibilities and send us your work.

Judges
Poetry: Professor Jan Montefiore from the University of Kent

Prose: Victoria Grainger, writer and illustrator

Prizes:
First: £100

Second: £50

Third: £25

Deadline
August 31st 2017

Poems: 60 lines max.

Short stories: 3500 words max.

Entry fees:
£3 per poem/£8 for three

£4 per short story/£10 for three

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Further details here

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