Closing: March 31st, 2014

Shortlist judge: Lucy Luck of Lucy Luck Associates Literary Agency

Entry Fees: £8

Entrants must be over 18. Stories can be on any theme, subject and up to 2,200 words. Non-fiction and fiction for children under 13 will not be accepted.

The winner will receive £1,000. The second prize is £200 and third is £100. There will also be a local prize and the winner will receive a £50 voucher. Finally, The Acorn Award for the best entry from an unpublished writer will receive £50.

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