The King Lear Prizes is a new national creative arts competition for over 70s stuck at home because of coronovirus. They aim to encourage ordinary people, who have never been published before and are not professional writers, musicians or artists, to create new works of literature, poetry, music and art during the time they are quarantined. Their are prizes of £1,000 for each category of Short Story, Poetry, Solo Musical Competition, Short Drama and Art, participants need not have any previous experience. Follow the link for more info. The short-listed and winning submissions will be made public on The King Lear Prizes website and email newsletter. There is also a Facebook Page with more info.
The closing deadline is Friday 19th June, so why not take part between now and then!