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Submissions Wanted for the Queer Writing Competition

>The second International Queer Writing Competition organised by queer literary journal, Chroma, will be taking place this autumn. Artists are being invited to submit their work for the two categories of the prize (short story and poetry).

Entries are also being accepted for two separate prizes: The Transfabulous Prize (for the best story by a trans writer or on a trans theme) and the Velvet Flash Fiction Prize (for the best short story of no more than 150 words on the theme of journey, surprise or lust).

Sarah Waters, Robert Gluck, and Betsy Warland are the judges for the Queer Writing Competition, and Stella Duffy will be judging the Velvet Flash Fiction Prize. There is over £1,400 in prize money to be won.

The deadline for submissions is 1st September 2008. There is a fee of £5 per entry.

Entry form and competition rules are available here.

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