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Nobrow Short Story Competition

     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  December 9, 2019  (expired!)
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    Nobrow Short Story Competition

    Nobrow, an independent publishing company based in London, is inviting entries to its Short Stories Competition.

    Their theme is ‘The Censor’. You can interpret this in any way you wish – it could represent censoring of the past, present and future; the self; the state; or the effects of censorship on everyday life. As a provocation, they hope their theme can provide a rich vein of storytelling inspiration for anyone wishing to take part in the competition. They are looking for inclusive, surprising, ingenious and diverse responses that capture our minds and hold us until every word is devoured.

    You may submit a short story of up to 3,000 words or a creative non-fiction piece of up to 3,000 words.

    The story must not have been submitted to any other competition or to any publisher and must not have been published in any form. The story must be submitted in the English language.

    There is no entry fee.


    Open to people of any nationality aged 18 and over.


    The overall winner will receive £2000 GBP. Each of up to eleven runners-up will receive £150 GBP. Moreover, up to twelve winning entries will be published in the illustrated short story anthology.

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