The prize worth writing for
We are passionate about discovering creative writing talent in poetry, short story, flash fiction, novel and memoir. Our alumni reads like a Who’s Who of the literary world: Kate Atkinson MBE, Gail Honeyman and Kit de Waal. When it comes to past judges, Roger McGough, Cathy Rentzenbrink and Robert McCrum have chosen their ones to watch and each year we attract experts across all genres.
We are a route to being published and our partners include London literary agency, AM Heath and Headline Publishers. Trust us with your words and it could be you on the bestseller list.
Enter at www.bridportprize.org.uk
50 years of our creative family
The Bridport Prize is an international creative writing competition established in 1973 by the Arts Centre’s founder, Peggy Chapman-Andrews.
Today it is Bridport Art Centre’s flagship, raising vital funds for our work. The competition has a prize fund of over £20K, an unrivalled reputation and thousands of entries from over 100 countries in poetry, short story, flash fiction, novel and memoir.
Find out more and enter at www.bridportprize.org.uk