How to Enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2017

To enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2017, you must have purchased an entry fee by 31 August 2017.
It is £12 to enter the Poetry category and £18 to enter the Short Fiction category.

For Poetry submissions, you may enter one work per entry fee of up to 40 lines in length.
For Short Fiction submissions, you may enter one work per entry fee of up to 2,000 words in length.

If you have purchased multiple entry fees, please complete a separate form for each entry.

Once you have submitted your work, you will receive a confirmation email within 14 days after your entry has been processed. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please check your junk folder before contacting us at

Entry Requirements

Your submitted document must meet the following formatting requirements:

  • Microsoft Word or PDF format (.doc, .docx, .pdf)
  • Short fiction works must be in 12pt Arial, with double line-spacing
  • For judging purposes, your name must not appear on the document

Enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

1. Registration:

Before you begin this form, you must purchase an entry fee via one of the registration links below.


2. Your Details:

3. Your Entry:

Before submitting, please confirm the following: