Entries are now open for the 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize!
This competition is open to all writers worldwide.
The closing date for entries is midnight (BST) May 3rd 2017. The maximum word limit is 4,000, there is no minimum.
Stories may be on any theme or subject and entry can be made online or by post.
There is an £8.00 (about 13.50 AUD) entry fee for all stories submitted and entries must be previously unpublished.
20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 10.
The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at an awards ceremony
which will be held in Bristol Central Library on October 14th 2017.
1st prize is £1,000 (about 1,650 AUD)
2nd prize is £700 (about 1,150 AUD)
3rd prize is £400 (about 660 AUD)
17 further prizes of £100 (about 165 AUD) will be presented to the remaining shortlisted writers.
All shortlisted writers will receive 2 free copies of the anthology.
Prizes will be sent to any writer on the shortlist who is unable to attend the awards ceremony.
The judging panel will be chaired by writer, Tania Hershman. Tania will be joined on the panel by the writer, Roshi Fernando;
Simon Key, owner of the award-winning Big Green Bookshop, and Juliet Pickering, literary agent at Blake Friedmann.
For full details and rules on the 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize please click here.