Web-based international Short Story, Poetry, Flash Fiction and First Chapter competitions.
All competitions have a deadline of 30 June 2011.
Lightship aims to run one of the premier literary competitions in the world, with prizes of £1,000, honorary patrons such as Christopher Reid, Hilary Mantel, Sir Andrew Motion and Lindsay Clarke, and distinguished judges such as Toby Litt, Jackie Kay, and Kachi A. Ozumba. The winner of each competition, along with nine runners-up, will be published in the Lightship anthology to be published by Alma Books in October 2011.
Writers can find out more information on all Lightship competitions by going online to www.lightshippublishing.co.uk