Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Call for Submissions

Offering both aspiring and established writers the opportunity to publish their work, the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is a rare chance to further your engagement with an international audience and develop your writing acclaim in the industry worldwide.

Prizes include publication for finalists in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual, a compelling collection of new writing distributed UK wide and internationally. Prizes for the Short Fiction and Poetry winners also include £500, editorial coverage on the Aesthetica blog and a selection of inspirational books courtesy of Vintage and Bloodaxe Books.

Categories for entry are Short Fiction and Poetry. Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words each and poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines each. Both short fiction and poetry entries should be written in English. Submissions previously published elsewhere are accepted.

Entry is £10. One entry permits the submission of two works into one category. You may enter as many times as you wish. Entries close 31 August 2014. For more information and to submit visit

1. Agne Stasiauskaite, Bibliography. Longlisted artist in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2014.

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