Our Street

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The winner was given their prize at a presentation evening.

Bridgend Writers' Circle
Annual Open Competition

Theme: Our Street

Closing Date
31st January 2016

In this open competition we ask you to write a short story of between 1,500 and 1,800 words. Prizes 1st £200, 2nd £50, 3rd £30.

General information and conditions of entry on our website below.

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It could be Our Street in olden times. Maybe during WW1 or WW2. Perhaps you were still at school and played outside, in the street with a ball or a skipping rope. Tell us a tale we'll enjoy reading and that'll transport our imaginations back in time.

You may have an idea for a story about Our Street that's different, maybe futuristic. Let your imagination roam and bring Star Wars to our kitchens, to the pavements outside our homes, or into the school down the road.

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The modern world, with its mobile phones and internet, can be full of tales and incidents. Tell us a story that pins us to our chairs, brings sweat to our brows and touches our hearts.


‘Our Street’ Sponsors:

Nolton Street, Bridgend: Ella & Riley Sweet Shop, Nolton Art Gallery, Deli-licious, Seren Publishers, Cloud9 Cocktail Bar & Lounge, Pink Butterfly Brides, The Hair Gallery, Bridgend Antiques.

Dunraven Place, Bridgend: Bridgend Music Store.

Market Road, Cardiff: Chapter Art Centre.

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Competition & Mentorships

We are proud to be associated with the Highlands & Islands Short Story Association.