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LANCASHIRE AUTHORS' ASSOCIATION

 

 

We are an association devoted to the study of Lancashire literature, history, traditions and dialect.

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LAA Competitions

The Annual Competitions are open to members only

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Batty Cup:                Any Free Verse Poem in Standard English not exceeding 100 lines

Pomfret Cup:          Any Rhyming Verse Poem in Standard English not exceeding 100 lines

Brown Cup:             Any piece of Prose in Standard English not exceeding 1,000 words

Mercer Cup:                        A short story in Standard English not exceeding 1,500 words

William Baron Cup:          Flash Fiction. Short Story in Standard English not exceeding

                                                500 words

The LAA Writer of the Year Rosebowl is awarded to the most outstanding entry chosen independently from the winners of the Cups, and as agreed at the AGM 2018, entries submitted to any competition not run due to insufficient entries.

The Cups, Awards and Certificates are presented at the June meeting of the Association.

 

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