How to Enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2018

Due to the Aesthetica Offices being closed over the weekend, entries will remain open until 10.00am (GMT) Monday 3 September 2018. If you would like to enter the award, but are having difficulties or have any questions, please email us at and we will assist you with your entry when the office reopens.

Entry costs: Poetry £12 | Short Fiction £18

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.

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: