Please note: competitions are only open to club members.

Please ensure that you have read and understood the club's competition rules before submitting entries. Each competitor is limited to ONE entry per competition unless otherwise stated. Check individual competitions for details.

Competitions 2016-17

CompetitionDeadlineAdjudicatorAdjudication DateCriteriaWinner

Flash Fiction Competition Mulgray Flash Fiction Trophy

31 October 2016members ' vote31 October 2016Theme: Hallowe'en, max. 150 words, 1 entry only; adjudicated on night Cecilia Rose

Poetry Competition

14 November 2016Valerie Gillies23 January 2017Theme: nature / landscape, max 40 lines, 2 entries allowedBeverley Casebow
General Article Competition

28 November 2016Anne Hamilton (Lothian Life)23 January 2017

topic that might appeal to readers of Lothian Life Magazine; 600-800 words

 Beverley Casebow

Short Story Competition

9 January 2017Zoe Strachan6 March 2017

no theme, max. 2000 words

Olga Wojtas
Young Adult Competition

20 March 2017Claire McFall24 April 2017

first chapter of a novel for young adults (14+) plus synopsis; max. 1500 words

Sheila Adamson
Dramatic Monologue Competition3 April 2017Liz Hare22 May 2017no theme, max. length 10 minutes