Now in its sixth year, the competition celebrates and nurtures creative talent, inviting writers to submit imaginative and original work in either category for entry: Poetry or Short Fiction.
Prizes include £500 prize money, publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual and a selection of books from partner organisations. Submissions previously published elsewhere are accepted. Deadline 31 August.
For more information please visit the website.
There you will also find details of the Aesthetica Art Prize – Deadline also 31 August
The Aesthetica Art Prize offers budding and established artists a platform to present their work to new and exciting audiences. In this celebration of visual art, artists are invited to submit imaginative and innovative work that pushes the boundaries of their chosen medium.
Prizes include up to £1000 in cash, a group exhibition to take place in York in the UK spring 2014, six months studio space, six mentoring sessions and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine, which has a readership of 140,000 worldwide.