Deadline: August 31, 2023
Entry fee: €18
About the competition
Established to recognise and encourage creative writing and provide a platform for publication, this short story competition is open to original and previously unpublished short stories in the English language by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. There is no restriction on theme or style. Stories submitted must not exceed the maximum of 1,500 words. Writers can submit as many entries as they wish. Each submission will require a separate entry form and is subject to a separate entry fee.
It is not a requirement, but is advisable to refer to Anthology magazine or purchase a copy before submitting your work, so that you can see the type of material we publish.
- To enter, submit an original, unpublished short story, written in English with a maximum of 1,500 words.
- The closing date for receipt of entries is 31 August 2023 at midnight GMT.
- There is no limit to the number of entries you can submit. Each submission will require a separate entry form and is subject to a separate entry fee.
- All stories are judged anonymously and therefore the writer’s name must not appear on the short story itself. Name and contact details should be on the entry form only.
- There is no restriction on theme or style.
- There is no age limit.
- Submissions will be judged on literary merit, originality and readability.
- Once selected, the winner will be contacted by email or telephone.
- Read the whole guideline and submit your entry here.