Creative Calendar

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From the annual North London Literary Festival, to Writers in Discussion (our regular online series), to writing competitions, to our Creative Writing Masterclasses, there’s plenty to get your teeth into. Start chewing here!

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4-8 July 2022

Audience: MDX students 

 Location: Hendon.

The UK's biggest and highest profile Creative Writing competition.

 

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The Scottish Book Trust is welcoming flash fiction that features a dream!

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Audience: all welcome, tickets required

London Film & Comic Con promises to bring you some of your favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics as well as a whole host of fun activities.

 

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UK national fantasy convention, run by the British Fantasy Society

 

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what it says on the tin! 

 

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Audience: External, all welcome

Are you an Imposter? If so, UK poet Kate Potts would love to talk to you! Sponsored by the Arts Council, Kate's Pretenders poetry project will examine and explore imposters, imposter feelings and imposter syndrome, by collecting and weaving together a variety of voices and experiences. 

Read more here.

Audience: All welcome

Do you have a fantasy or sci-fi novella you'd like published? Here's your chance. For more info.

Audience: All welcome

Issue 5 of the very highly regarded 'thi wurd' literary magazine will be welcoming submissions.

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Audience: All welcome

Submit your horror and SFF short stories by 1 June in order to make the 15 July issue of this cool magazine.

 

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Audience: All welcome

Venue: online

Solent University are running this online academic conference about the Hero's Journey!

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Audience: All welcome

Venue: ExCel Centre London

One of the UK's biggest comic conventions.

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Audience: All welcome

Luna Press Publishing are looking for academic articles concerning religion in SFF for an upcoming anthology.

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Audience: All welcome

This major SF magazine accepts submissions of short stories, poetry and flash fiction, and pays pretty well!

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Date: Rolling, monthly

Audience: All welcome

The famous Stylist magazine is looking for 1000-word short stories in any genre, on an ongoing basis, and they pay a healthy amount!

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Audience: all welcome

This cool literary magazine pays for those sending (short) winning entries for the upcoming 'FUTURES' edition!

 

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Audience: all welcome

The prestigious Writers & Artists are thrilled to announce the return of the Working-Class Writers’ Prize for the 4th year in a row. Simply submit up to 2000 words!

 

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