Flash In The Pen: Microfiction Competition Launched (20-03-2013)

NWR welcomes entries of microfiction stories (under 100 words) for its new competition to be judged by Cynan Jones.

NWR is excited to announce a new microfiction competition, Flash In the Pen, which encourages authors to turn their minds to writing a story of 100 words. The competition is to help celebrate the forthcoming 100th edition of NWR, which will be published this summer on 25th May. Closing dates for entries is 10 May 2013.

Judging the competition will be Sunday Times EFG Private Bank short story award shortlistee, author Cynan Jones. The first prize will be awarded at the NWR 100 party on 28 May after the NWR event at 17.30 as part of the main Hay Literary Festival where editor Gwen Davies will be in conversation with authors Cynan Jones and Lloyd Jones.

The top prize includes £100, kindly donated by Granta Books Cynan Jones' publishers of his forthcoming novella, 'The Dig'; a hamper of over twenty books worth over £200; a copy of NWR 100 signed by Rhian Edwards and Cynan Jones; a one-year subscription to NWR and publication of the winning entry in NWR 101.

Click here for more details, including a link to the web-entry form.

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