In an effort to stay organised I am researching short story competitions in 2013, mainly in the UK but not always, because I want to submit a few pieces.
Closing date 21st January 2013
Entry fee of £7 per story (you can submit more than one)
Prizes: 1st £500 2nd £200 third £100
Entries can be made online
Closing Date: 28th February 2013
Five prizes to be won. 1st prize of £500
Short story must be a fictional story written in English of up to 2000 words on any subject.
Closing date is 15th February 2013
- cash prize of £500
- a place on an Arvon Foundation residential writing course
- publication of your story on the Writers’ & Artists’ website
The short story must be no more than 2,000 words and written on the theme of ‘freedom’
Provided by West Dean college and Myriad Editions
Closing date 1 February 2013
Prize: An opportunity to write undisturbed for one week at West Dean college with a chance to discuss your work with Myriad’s managing director, Candida Lacey.
“The winning entry can be an extract from any fiction work in progress – a novel or collection of short stories – and is chosen purely on the strength and promise of the writing by a panel of expert judges.”
Closing date is 31 March 2013
Prizes are £500, £250 and £100
Stories need to be 3,000 words or less – no lower word limit. They can be in any genre except for children.Entry fee of £5
Closing date 30th April 2013 at midnight
First prize £1,000. 20 stories will be published in the Bristol Short Story prize Anthology Volume 6
This is a short story competition open to UK and non-UK based writers.
The 2013 Bristol short story prize can be entered by post or online. The chair of the judging panel is editor and literary consultant Ali Reynolds.