The Bristol Short Story Prize aims to publish great short stories and promote the stories and writers as much as possible. It is an annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, professional and non-professional, UK and non-UK based writers. They publish an annual anthology of the winning stories and award cash prizes.
Opportunity: International Competition
Theme(s): Stories can be on any theme or subject and are welcome in any style including graphic, verse or genre-based (Crime, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical, Romance, Children’s etc.)
Prizes: 1st prize £1000
2nd prize £700
3rd prize £400
Each of the 17 remaining shortlisted writers will receive £100
Eligibility and Important Rules:
- Open for All- No geographical restriction on entry
- Entrants must be over 16 years of age on the closing date
- The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words (does not include title), there is no minimum length
- All entries must be in English.
- Entries should not have been previously published in print or online
Submission Details: Submissions can be made online or by post. Authors may enter as many stories as they like. There is an entry fee of £8 for each story submitted to the 2018 Bristol Short Story Prize.
Deadline: May 1st 2018 at midnight BST
For more details about how apply, please visit:https://www.bristolprize.co.uk/