The Women’s Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions

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Deadline 16th September 2019 Who may enter The competitions are open to women of any nationality from any country. Description The Women’s Poetry and Pamphlet Competitions are organized by the Poetry Book Society and Mslexia, the magazine for women …

The Ass, the Fox, and the Lion

The Ass, the Fox, and the Lion
This entry is part 110 of 126 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Traitors must expect treachery. The Ass and the Fox, having entered into partnership together for their mutual protection, went out into the forest to hunt. They had …

The Swallow and the Crow

The Swallow and the Crow
This entry is part 109 of 126 in the series Aesop's FablesMoral: Fair weather friends are not worth much. The Swallow and the Crow had a contention about their plumage. The Crow put an end to the dispute by …

The Bath Flash Fiction Award 2019

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Deadline 13th October 2019 Who may enter Entrants must be 16 years or over. Entry is open to everyone; locally, nationally and internationally. Description The competition is organized by Jude Higgins. Entries can be on any theme or subject …

The Peacock and the Crane

The Peacock and the Crane
Moral: Fine feathers don’t make fine birds. A Peacock spreading its gorgeous tail mocked a Crane that passed by, ridiculing the ashen hue of its plumage and saying, “I am robed, like a king, in gold and purple and all…

The Dog and the Hare

The Dog and the Hare
Moral: No one can be a friend if you know not whether to trust or distrust him. A Hound having started a Hare on the hillside pursued her for some distance, at one time biting her with his teeth as…