Jesmond Library Short Story Competition

Thanks to Jennifer for hosting me on her blog today!

Jennifer C. Wilson

Last year, I took part in the launch day for the Jesmond Library Short Story Competition, and it was a really fun day, hearing stories on the theme of ‘Bedtime Stories’. This year, the competition is running again, so here’s a Q&A with Victoria Watson, who is organising and judging the competition (with a little help… info below!).

Vic-bwWhat are the ‘headlines’ for the competition? What is the theme, deadline, length of entry etc.?

Following the success of the inaugural short story competition last year, Jesmond Library have chosen a theme close to their hearts – Jesmond! So no matter what genre you write in, you can enter your story or poem as long as it features Jesmond.

The word limit for adults (entrants aged 18 and over) is 1,500 words. For the two under eighteen categories, the maximum number of words per entry is 500. And for the poets among…

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