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The Creative Future Literary Awards are open for submissions until 26 June 2017.

Before submitting your work to the competition, please ensure you’ve read the rules of entry. 

This competition is for short stories (up to 300 words) and poetry (of up to 200 words) that responds to the theme ‘Important Nothings’. All entries must be received before 5pm on 26 June 2017.

Please get in touch with Creative Future if you need help on 01273 234780 or email Find out more about applying by post or in person, here.

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    The Creative Future Literary Awards are for writers who are marginalised. Please select one or more categories which apply to you. Please select all that apply. (This is a funder’s requirement)

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    Creative Future Literary Awards

    Creative Future Literary Awards