Deadline: April 26, 2023

Entry fee: £9

About the competition

Welcome to the Bristol Short Story Prize – an annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, UK and non-UK-based writers.

Competition guidelines

  • The Bristol Short Story Prize is an international writing competition based in Bristol, UK, which aims to publish great short stories and promote the stories and writers as much as possible.
  • The competition is open to all published and unpublished writers. Entrants must be over 16 years old.
  • The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words, there is no minimum length.
  • 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.).
  • All entries must be in English.
  • Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been previously published, in print or online, or broadcast or won a prize in another writing competition.
  • 20 stories will be published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 16.
  • Read the whole guideline here and enter the competition.
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