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Buy the MOLP Anthology Double eBundle

The Brilliant Winners & Shortlisters from MOLP1 & 2 These two magnificent eBooks contain the winning and shortlisted poems and short stories from the last two Magic Oxygen Literary Prize contests. The MOLP1 and MOLP2 anthologies are on special offer for a limited period at just £5.00 for the pair! If you’re preparing to enter MOLP3 they’ll make great research material, as well as being brilliant reads in their own right. The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize is a prestigious international writing competition that seeks literary excellence…

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A Publishing House, a Forest & a Classroom

In the spring of 2014, as well as publishing a handful of new titles* we also launched a pioneering global writing competition called the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize. It had two categories – short stories and poetry – a prestigious £3,000 prize fund and three environmental promises built into its foundations: to plant a tree for every single entry received, in Bore, Kenya, to fund the build of an urgently needed new classroom at Kundeni Primary School in the…

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The Mini-MOLPs

The Mini-MOLPs are a series of five diverse writing competitions with thought provoking themes inspired by international environmental awareness campaigns. They were created by the founders of the very eco-friendly Magic Oxygen Literary Prize and just as with MOLP, a tree will be planted for every single entry. Each writing competition will run for one month, beginning on the 1st April and then consecutively through to the 31st August. Entry is just £3.50 and competitors are encouraged to find…

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#MOLP – The Movie

Please enjoy our short film about The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize, fondly known as  MOLP. It is the only literary competition in the world to plant a tree for every entry. Find out what the villagers who planted them in Bore, Kenya have to say about it.

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Would You Like to Enter MOLP2?

The first Magic Oxygen Literary Prize received almost 800 entries from 31 countries and had a prize fund of £3,000 paid to the writers of the best short stories and poems. MOLP2 will be open for entries on 1st July and will run through to 31st December 2015. Full details will be revealed nearer the time, but the categories will certainly be open for short stories of up to 4,000 words and poems of up to 50 lines. …there…

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Meet Our New Authors 14th February: book launch day

On Saturday 14th February we’ll be launching 8 brand new titles from some very well respected and talented new authors too. The launch pad for our fabulous new reads will be The Hub on Church Street in Lyme Regis (just up from the Marine Theatre) and will take place between 11am and 1pm – if it’s super-busy, we’ll extend that through to 2pm. The authors (see below) will all be there and be delighted to chat to you about one of…

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Gallery of Shortlisters for the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

We are absolutely delighted to unveil a gallery with the shortlisters of the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 2014-15. They are a seriously talented bunch, do take a moment to read through their bios and perhaps even connect with them on social media. Here are their shortlisted entries: Poems “Celia’s Shoes” by Sharon Black (FR) “Modern” by Eleonore Schonmaier (NL) “Of Ectoplasm And Mother” by Corrinna Toop (UK) “Step-Mother” by Catherine Rolfe (UK) “The Loneliness Of The…

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Our New Titles: The Pick-Up Artist, by Chris Hill

Chris Hill is an accomplished author with a Bridport Prize winning feather in his cap too. We are very proud to be publishing his forthcoming title, The Pick-Up Artist during the Lyme Literary Festival in early February 2015. He was born on Walney Island off the coast of Cumbria in the North of England and now lives in Gloucester with his wife, their two teenage sons and Murphy, a Cockerpoo. He works as a PR officer for UK children’s charity WellChild…

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Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 2014-15: the shortlist

We are delighted to combine Happy New Year well wishes, with the announcement of the shortlist for the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize, 2014-15. We received around 800 entries from 31 countries and the quality was high and incredibly diverse.

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Buy the Book & Get a Tree!

Click to pre-order. The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 2014-15 was a truly unique international writing competition that sought excellence in two categories; short stories and poetry. This anthology contains the 10 best pieces and winners from each category. They were awarded the highest marks by 21 judges from around the world, which were whittled down from almost 800 entries received from 31 countries. In association with the Community Carbon Link, we planted a tree for every single entry received in a tropical Word…

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