Win Your Way to the Oldest Residential Writers’ School in the World*


get-me-out-1605906_640Swanwick Writers’ Summer School will be celebrating its 69th anniversary at The Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire in August.

You can win a free place** by entering the Swanwick writing competition for:

  • A poem up to 40 lines

  • A short story up to 1000 words

  • Children’s fiction up to 1000 words (either a whole story or the first 1000 words of a novel).

The theme for all entries is ‘Escape’.

1st: A fully inclusive week at the 2017 Summer School for the winner in each category;
2nd: Writing Magazine manuscript appraisal
3rd: A copy of the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2017

Entry fee
£5 for each entry

Closing date
30 April 2017

Send your entries to
Lauren Beharrell (Swanwick 2017), Warners Group Publications, 31-32 Park Row, Leeds LS1 5JD

How to enter
Short Story and Children’s Fiction manuscripts must be typed in double spacing on a single side of A4 paper. Send…

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