The Bedford Competition is an established non-profit group that runs annual short story and poetry competitions. We are an internationally recognised competition with a carefully curated panel of judges who are either acclaimed writers or agents from renowned literary agencies. We are unique in that all proceeds are donated to charities that support and promote literary or literacy skills.
Reasons to enter our competitions:
We’re a prestigious international competition
All entries are judged anonymously
All winning and shortlisted entries are showcased on our website and in a paperback anthology with global distribution
We donate proceeds to charities including ones that support and provide help with literary and literacy skills
Your work will be judged by acclaimed writers or literary agents
Your success will be celebrated at a special Presentation Event