News &
Opportunities

London Short
Story Prize

Our annual London Short Story Prize seeks to discover, publish
and profile the best stories and writers coming of out the capital.
The Prize provides the winner with £1000 and publication in an
anthology produced with Kingston University Press alongside
the shortlisted writers.

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Flight
1000

Flight 1000 offers three London-based aspiring publishing
professionals from a background underrepresented in publishing
1000 hours paid at London living wage a year of training,
placement and editing experience and skills development.

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Young People's
Laureate

Spread the Word’s Young People’s Laureate for London
gives London’s young people a voice through poetry.
Each year an esteemed judging panel selects a poet to
become the Young People’s Laureate for London.

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Spread the Word
Life Writing Prize

The Spread the Word Life Writing Prize in association with Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre is a new prize established in 2016. Open to any writer living in the UK aged 18 or over, the prize is open for entries until 5 February 2017.

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Associate
Writers

Spread the Word Associate Writers are seven talented London-based
writers working across different literary and performance spaces.
The role is offered as a ‘thank you’ for their commitment and as an
acknowledgment of their achievements with Spread the Word.

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The London
Writers Network

The London Writers Network is Spread the Word’s Membership scheme.
Providing you with an affordable community to explore and enhance your
writing career and develop the professional opportunities you might
need to make your writing career flourish.

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