The 2021 Competition is now open!

Our competition has been delayed by Covid, but is now LIVE! Entry to this year’s competition is FREE.

The closing date is January 31st, 2022 and results will be announced on April 30th, on our website.

Please study the photo and write the story it suggests to you.


Photo by: Serhat Beyazkaya

Word limit – 300 words not including the title.

First prize is £25 (or equivalent in dollars) plus publication in Pennine Ink 43.

Prizewinning entries will be published in our next magazine Pennine Ink 43.

Entry is by e-mail only. You may submit TWO entries.

Please include PENNINE INK 2021 COMPETITION ENTRY in the subject line of your e-mail.

Please paste your entry as plain text into the body of the email.

Include your name and postal address.

Please do not attach PDF files to your email.

Send your entries to: