Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Flash in the Pen New Welsh Review launch Microfiction Competition
In celebration of the forthcoming 100th edition of Wales’ foremost literary magazine, NWR is launching a mircroficiton competition which will be judged by writer Cynan Jones. The competition welcomes very short stories of only 100 words and the first prize includes £100, kindly donated by Granta Books, plus a packed hamper of books from Welsh publishers and writers worth over £200. The winning entry will also be published in NWR 101 in the autumn. Entries are welcome from writers across the UK.
Cynan Jones will announce the winners on Tuesday 28th May at a NWR 100 party on the Hay Festival site, sponsored by the Rendel Chair at the Department of English and Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University.
Publishers who have donated to the prize hamper are as follows: Granta Books, Seren Books, Cinnamon Press, Honno Press, University of Wales Press, Alcemi, Parthian Books, Bloodaxe and NWR.
Closing date for entries: Friday 10th May 2013.
You can find more out about the competition here.