Short Story Competition – up to 3000 words. Poetry Competition – up to 40 lines on any theme.
TBC is a non-profit group, all net proceeds going to Schoolreaders, Bedford, to help children ‘catch up’ and CHUMS a charity supporting mental health.
Short story judge, Tim Jarvis. Poetry judge, Jessica Mookherjee.
Prizes: £1000, £200 and £100
All entries go into the main competitions but if you are aged 17 to 25 or are a Bedford resident you qualify for extra prizes as well.
Entry fee: £7.50 or 3 for £15. Students, £5 or 3 for £10.
Closing date: 31 October 2022