Sunday, December 20, 2015

Short Story Competition: 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize

The 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize has opened for entries. Here are some details of the 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize:
The 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize is open to all published and unpublished writers throughout the
Stories can be on any theme or subject and entry can be made online via the website or by
Entries must be previously unpublished with a maximum length of 4,000 words (There is no minimum). 
The entry fee is £8 (about $12.00 USD)per story.
The closing date for entries is April 30th 2016.
1st £1000 (about $1,500 USD)
2nd £700 (about $1,000 USD)
3rd £400 (about $600 USD)
17 further prizes of £100 (about $150 USD)
will be presented to the writers whose stories appear on the shortlist. All 20 shortlisted writers will have their stories published in the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 9.
The 20 shortlisted writers will be invited to an awards ceremony in Bristol in October 2016 when the winners will be announced and the anthology launched. All prizes will be sent to writers unable to attend the awards ceremony.
The judging panel will be chaired by celebrated writer Tania Hershman. Tania is joined on the panel by
acclaimed writer Niven Govinden, owner of award winning ,London independent bookshop, Simon Key,
and Juliet Pickering, literary agent at Blake Friedmann.
Full details and rules at our website.
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