Writers and artists competition

Aesthetica, is a bi-monthly arts and culture magazine with sections dedicated to visual art, literature, theatre, film and music. The magazine is currently seeking short fiction and poetry entries for the Aesthetica Creative Works Competition.

The competition attracts entries from around the globe which are showcased in the Aesthetica Creative Works Annual, available through Borders from December. Last year the magazine featured up and comers including Leni Kae, who will be representing Australia in the Florence Biennale; Neale Howells, who has go on to exhibit alongside Tracey Emin and Peter Blake at the Kowalsky Gallery, DACS's examination of Orwellian themes in the 1984 exhibition; and Kate Rudkins, who has been commissioned by Channel 4 to make a Three Minute Wonder.

The Aesthetica Creative Works Competition seeks entries of Artwork, Photography & Sculpture, Fiction and Poetry

Three winners will be awarded £500 each
Additional prizes include an Olympus E-420 SLR camera and a boutique holiday for two
All finalists will be published in the Aesthetica Creative Works Annual, in stores December 2009
Entry to the 2009 Aesthetica Creative Works Competition is £10. This allows you to submit up to 5 images, 5 poems or 2 short stories

Closing date to receive Creative Works is 31 August 2009
For full details please visit www.aestheticamagazine.com/submission_guide.htm