Arvon runs week-long creative writing courses and retreats in countryside locations. Covering a diverse range of genres, from poetry and fiction to screenwriting and comedy, Arvon courses have provided inspiration to thousands of people at all stages of their writing lives. Grants are available to help with course fees.

For published and aspiring writers alike – enter their free annual short story competition and be in with a chance of winning a place on one of Arvon’s four- or six-day Clockhouse writing retreats, as well as seeing your story published on their website.


  • Winner will get a chance of winning a place on one of Arvon’s four- or six-day Clockhouse writing retreats
  • The winner stories will also be published on their website.
  • For more details please check their official website.


  • Entrants must be registered on the website
  • The competition is open to all ages, professions, and nationalities, and you don’t have to reside in the UK to enter
  • All entries must be original and unpublished
  • Writers may submit one entry only
  • Winners agree to participate in publicity events in connection with the competition
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • Apply online through the given link.
  • For further queries please visit their official website.

Application Deadline: February 13, 2018

Application ClosedOfficial link

For Further Queries

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