call for entries: aesthetica creative writing award 2018

Marketing Coordinator, Hannah Skidmore from Aesthetica Magazine has been in touch to announce that submissions are now open for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award, presenting an exciting opportunity for students and graduates at York St John University.

Celebrating excellence in contemporary writing and new work, the Creative Writing Award is a platform for emerging and established poets and writers to showcase their work to an international audience.

The Prize presents a fantastic opportunity for students and graduates at York St John University to further their involvement in the literary world in preparation for their future career.

Creative Writing Award Prizes include:

  • £1,000 for each winner (Poetry and Short Fiction)
  • Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual
  • Consultation with Redhammer (Short Fiction Winner)
  • Full Membership to The Poetry Society (Poetry Winner)
  • One year subscription to Granta
  • Selection of books courtesy of Bloodaxe and Vintage

Poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines and Short Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words. Works previously published are also accepted and you may enter as many times as you wish.

Entries are open until 31 August 2018.