The Bridport Prize, which has launched the career of many writers, has announced a new £500 prize for writers under 25: the young writer award.
It's open in any category across the writing competition: novel, short story, flash fiction and poetry.
The Bridport Prize in total offers £20,000 in prize money for writers of all ages, mentoring with The Literary Consultancy and potential representation by London literary agent A.M. Heath.
Entry is through the individual competition category (novel, short story, flash fiction and poetry), noting that you are entering as a young writer. For any queries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org