East Anglian Festival of Culture


CATEGORIES: Fiction, Non-fiction, Children, Teen, Poetry

ENTRY LEVELS: Up to 12 years, 13-16 years, Over 16 years

SUBJECT: View of the sea             WORD COUNT: up to 1500 (poetry up to 30 lines)


To take part, Get Writing!

  1. Your writing must not already be published, or due to be published this year, and be your own work.
  2. Your work can be hand written or typed. (Please note we will not be able to return your work to you and advise you to keep a copy).
  3. Complete an entry form. Please do not write your name or any of your details on your entry.
  4. Put your entry form into an envelope, ensuring you have completed it fully, with your writing and a £1 coin (no cheques) and hand it in or send to The Coconut Loft, 8 Waterloo Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. NR33 OAA. Please mark the envelope FAO: S. Collins.
  5. Please note one entry per person and you must not have entered it into another competition during 2016. Each winner will receive a free copy of the anthology.PRIZE:
  6. Four winners from each category will be chosen and published in an anthology.

Ten highly commended writers will be included in the anthology.

The winners will be invited along to read their work at the Meet the Authors event at the Coconut Loft Art Gallery Sat 12th & Sun 13th Nov 2016.

CLOSING DATE: 6pm on Saturday 3rd September

Winners and those highly recommended will be notified by Monday 17th October.

Competition will be judged by the Waveney Author Group

By entering you are giving us permission to publish your work but you retain the copyright. The anthology will be published by East Anglian Press with ALL royalties going to Alzheimer’s Research UK. To download your entry form please go to

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