Rules Green Aire prose competition

• Entries must be in English

• Entries should be submitted by email to

Please include your full name, address, phone number and age (if under 18). Entries on behalf of children and young people must be submitted by a guardian providing their contact details.

• Only documents of this type .doc, .docx or .rtf will be accepted

• All entries must be word-processed and double spaced, with pages numbered

• The name of the entrant must not appear on the manuscript

• The competition is open to anyone throughout and outside the United Kingdom

• Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and not published previously

• Entries must not be entered in another competition at the same time

• No more than one entry will be accepted from each person

• The judges’ decision will be final, and no individual correspondence will be entered into

• The competition is managed by the Aire Rivers Trust and Saltaire Festival

• Entrants agree that their work may be copy-edited for the purposes of inclusion in the competition anthology should it be chosen

• Copyright will remain with the author, but prize winners must agree to publication in the competition’s anthology of creative writing

• Neither the Aire Rivers Trust nor the Saltaire Festival accept liability should publishing prove impossible due to unforeseen circumstances

• Failure to comply with the above rules will result in disqualification from the competition

• Winners will be decided as soon as possible after the deadline, with a formal announcement on the Aire Rivers Trust and Saltaire Festival Facebook Pages