The Plough Prize 2019

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Deadline 31st January 2020 Who may enter The contest is open to anyone. Description The competition is organized by the Plough Arts Centre. Poems must be the original work of the entrant, unpublished, and must not have won a …

The Man Bitten By a Dog

The Man Bitten By a Dog
This entry is part 118 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Benefits bestowed upon the evil-disposed increase their means of injuring you. A Man who had been bitten by a Dog went about in quest of someone who …

The Mouse, the Frog, and the Hawk

The Mouse, the Frog, and the Hawk
This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Ade's FablesMoral: Harm hatch, harm catch. A Mouse who always lived on the land, by an unlucky chance formed an intimate acquaintance with a Frog, who lived for the …

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020

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Opening date 1 September 2019 Closing date 1 November 2019 Who may enter Entrants must be citizens of a Commonwealth country. Entrants must be aged 18 years or over on 1st November 2019. Description The Commonwealth Short Story Prize …

The Lion, the Mouse, and the Fox

The Lion, the Mouse, and the Fox
This entry is part 117 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Little liberties are great offences. A Lion, fatigued by the heat of a summer’s day, fell fast asleep in his den. A Mouse ran over his mane …

The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
This entry is part 116 of 118 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Harm seek. Harm find. Once upon a time a Wolf resolved to disguise his appearance in order to secure food more easily. Encased in the skin of …