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Opportunities for Writers

MinK2024 Writing Competition Launch Event

Tales from the City - MinK2024 Creative Writing Competition

Submissions close: 1 February 2024

Milton Keynes has grown into a bold new city with its own cultural identity. Our new creative writing competition, MinK2024: Tales from the City, is now open for poems, flash fiction and short creative non-fiction that interpret the theme however you wish. Six prizewinners (14-19 and 20+ in three categories) and selected entries will be published in our next MinK anthology, to be launched in April 2024.

Dreams for Midwinter

Dreams for Midwinter - a gala of local poets and story-writers

Thursday 21 December, Zoom, 7pm: Free

Join us on Midwinter Solstice for a second special evening of new writing - both poetry and short fiction - as we explore the theme of A Dream for Midwinter. You'll hear a selection of readings from local poets and story-writers who've created new pieces especially for the occasion.  Submissions closed: 24 November.

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