Best of Bolton

We are seeking writers to submit poetry, stories and short plays to be performed across two Best of Bolton showcases on Sat 11 November 2017. 

Writers can be of any age and live anywhere; professional or beginner. There are no rules on content, themes or the language in which submissions are written – we are eager to hear new voices and welcome diversity.

How to apply

All entries must be accompanied by a completed copy of the submission entry form which includes full contact details and agreement to abide by the terms and conditions, which can be downloaded below.

Entries must be submitted either:

  • by (signed for) post to the following address: Best of Bolton, Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton BL1 3SP
  • or by email to the following email address: literary@octagonbolton.co.uk

For full details and information on how to apply and how the competition is judged please download the Best of Bolton guidelines below.