Bristol Short Story Prize 2018

     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  May 1, 2018  (expired!)
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    Bristol Short Story Prize 2018

    The Bristol Short Story Prize is an international writing competition that publishes an annual short story anthology as well as giving cash prizes.

    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.). The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words, there is no minimum length.

    All entries must be in English.

    Entry fee of 8 GBP (approx. 10 USD) for each story submitted.


    Open worldwide to all writers whether published or unpublished. Entrants must be over 16 years old on the closing date, May 1st 2018.


    • 1st prize: 1,000 GBP (approx. 1340 USD)
    • 2nd prize: 700 GBP (approx. 940 USD)
    • 3rd prize: 400 GBP (approx. 535 USD)
    • Each of the 17 remaining shortlisted writers will receive 100 GBP.

    Moreover, 20 stories will be published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 11.

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