The Elmbridge Literary Competition offers free entry to young writers aged 5-17. This year’s theme is “Enigma”. Send one poem and/or one story. Deadline: 28 February 2022. Full details here.
2022 creative writing awards
Northern Writers Awards
If you are based in the North of England, check out these awards from New Writing North, offering financial support to writers for work in development. Enter in only one category. Closing date is 17 February 2022.