It’s Time to Enter the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Again!

Yes indeed, MOLP2 is finally here and we have another £3,000 in the prize fund!

The second Magic Oxygen Literary Prize is open for entries of short stories and poetry from 1st July and will remain open until the 31st December 2015.

MOLP1 received almost 800 entries from 31 countries and had a prize fund of £3,000 paid to the writers of the best short stories and poems as decreed by 22 esteemed international judges.

Our fabulous anthology features the very best of them all and contains the top ten pieces in each category; if you’re planning to enter this year, it makes for invaluable research material and is a cracking read too. You can order it from us in paperback or e-book, or request it from your local book shop.

MOLP is a truly unique writing competition as we plant a tree for every single entry and another for every anthology bought.

We now have around 1,500 trees in our Word Forest in Bore, Kenya and are also funding the build of an urgently needed classroom there too.

We are very excited about boosting that number with MOLP2 by doing exactly the same again and continuing to support the remote community of Bore in many ways.

You must ensure you have read and comply with all the rules before you enter. By entering the competition and uploading or sending us your work, you agree that you are in full acceptance of them. Any failure to comply with them may result in your entry being disqualified.


In Brief:

*Short Stories, up to 4,000 words (not including the title)

*Poetry up to 50 lines (not including title or lines between stanzas)

*The theme is open

*Electronic uploads are preferred but written entries are also accepted

*The competition is open to writers all over the world

*Entrants must be 16 or over at the time of submission

*Entries must be written in English and must be your own previously unpublished work

*You can enter as many pieces of writing as you wish

*£5 per entry

*Closing date midnight 31st December 2015

*Entrants may withdraw entries from the competition via email, the Magic Oxygen contact form or in writing; the entry fees will not be refunded

If you’re ready to submit your entry, click here and good luck!

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01 Jul 2015

By Magic Oxygen