Competitions

YORKMIX POETRY COMPETITION 2019

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Today the York Literature Festival / YorkMix Poetry Competition 2019 officially launches! And for the first time since the competition started seven years ago, international entries will be accepted!

The judge for this year’s competition is Clare Shaw.

The details of the Competition are as follows:

Deadline: Sunday February 24 2019

Enter: To enter, please go here

Rules: For full rules, please go here


CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITIONS 2019

The 2019 York Literature Festival Creative Writing Competitions are now open for entries! This year’s theme is MOON / SPACE.

Schools and individual children are welcome to enter their original poems and short stories. The competitions are open to anyone aged 18 and under.

Please check out the Creative Writing Competitions website for all of the details and get those entries in!

The deadline for entries is Sunday 31 March 2019, 12 noon.