The Sunday Times Short Story Award 2019: Entries Now Open for the World’s Richest Short Story Prize

  Writers from around the world are invited to enter the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2019. The winner will receive £30,000 (approximately US$38,000), making this the most valuable prize in the world for a…

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The Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest: Entries Close 31 January

Entries are now open for the Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest for 2019. Kenyon Review was founded by John Crowe Ransom in 1939. It prides itself on publishing talented emerging writers, especially from diverse communities, alongside many…

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A Guide to Short Story Contests in 2019

“Short fiction seems more targeted – hand grenades of ideas, if you will. When they work, they hit, they explode, and you never forget them.” ― Paolo Bacigalupi UPCOMING SHORT STORY CONTESTS  Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story…

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£10,000 Food and Drink Short Story Prize: Entries close 7 January 2019

The Mogford Hotels and Restaurants Group is inviting entries for its seventh annual short story prize. The winner will receive £10,000 (approximately US$11,500) and the competition is open to writers worldwide. The judges for the 2019 contest…

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Boulevard Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers: Entries Close 31 December 2018

Boulevard is accepting entries for its annual short fiction contest for emerging writers. The winner will receive US$1500 and have their story published in the magazine. Boulevard is an American literary magazine established in 1985 and based…

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