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Arts Quarter Short Story Prize

     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  January 13, 2020  (expired!)
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    Arts Quarter Short Story Prize

    The Arts Quarter Prize is about encouraging writers to produce the best work possible and providing a platform for it in their books.

    For the Short Story Prize entries can be on any theme. Word limit is 4000 words. Entries accepted in English only.

    The principal judges are Dr. Anna Barker and Colleen MacMahon, both prize winners in previous competitions.

    The copyright remains with the author.

    Entry fee is 12 GBP.


    Open worldwide to new work, ’retreads’ submitted to other competitions and work previously featured online as part of a competition. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.


    • 1st Prize: 750 GBP
    • 2nd Prize: 250 GBP

    A professional critique from the Christopher Fielden organisation will be offered to other authors at the judges’ discretion.

    Moreover, prize-winning authors will also receive two free copies of the resulting anthology. Shortlisted authors included in the book may purchase copies at cost price.

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