How to apply

Our FREE to enter competition opens on Monday 11 February 2019. There are over £10,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes up for grabs.

This year’s theme is Home. In a year of seismic shifts, we’re looking for broad interpretations of the theme in all genres of short fiction and poetry. In poetry we’re looking for a maximum of 300 words and in prose a maximum of 2,000 words.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 2 June 2019 at 11.59pm.


Please help us keep the awards free by making an optional suggested donation of as little as £3.

Please get in touch with Creative Future if you need help on 01273 234780 or email [email protected].

Creative Future Writers' Award

Creative Future Writers' Award