31st May 2018
Who may enter
The Yeovil Literary Prize is open to anyone over the age of 16.
The contest is organized by the Yeovil Community Arts Association.
There are four categories:
Novel – maximum of 15,000 words, including synopsis and opening chapters.
Short Story – maximum of 2,000 words.
Poetry – maximum of 40 lines.
Writing Without Restrictions – this category is wide open. The judges are looking for anything you have written that is good, and is legal.
Entries must be in English.
Entries must be the work of the entrant and must not have been previously self-published, broadcast, or accepted for publication.
Short Story: £7
Poetry: £7 one poem; £10 for two; £12 for three
Writing Without Restrictions: £5
Novel: 1st £1000; 2nd £250; 3rd £100
Short Story: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100
Poetry: 1st £500; 2nd £200; 3rd £100
Writing Without Restrictions: 1st £200; 2nd £100; 3rd £50