23 May, 2024

The 2020 K & L Prize/ How to Submit (Prizes: 1000 New Zealand Dollars + more)

Submissions are now being received for the K & L Prize. The prize was founded and is sponsored by the New Zealand based writer, Myles Ojabo, and is worth $1000. The prize is given yearly for the best piece of unpublished short fiction by an African writer. This year, the theme for the prize is […]

3 mins read

The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020/ How to Apply (Prize: £30,000 + more)

Submissions are now open for the world’s richest prize for a single short story written in the English Language. The award, which was launched by Lord Evans of EFG Private Bank and Cathy Calvin of The Sunday Times in 2010, is for a single short story of not more than 6000 words written by any […]

1 min read

Stories Of the Nature Of Cities Flash Fiction Contest/ How To Apply (Prizes: $6,500)

Writers are invited to submit a very short story (up to 750 words) for the Stories of the Nature of Our Cities Flash fiction contest. A total of $6,500 will be awarded to the best, unpublished City in a Wild Garden-themed story. Yes, you guessed it: the theme for this edition is City in a […]

2 mins read

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 / How To Apply (Prizes: £17,500 + more)

Writers are invited to submit an original short story of 2,000 words – 5,000 words., to the  Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020.  Every year, the commonwealth short story prize is awarded to the best unpublished fictional short story written by a writer from a commonwealth country. Translated stories will be considered for the Commonwealth Short […]

3 mins read

Electric Literature’s Stories Out Of School Flash Fiction Writing Contest (Prize: $1,500)

Electric literature is currently accepting flash fiction stories for its ongoing 2020 “Stories Out of School” Flash Fiction Contest. This competition is being organized by The Academy for Teachers, in collaboration with Electric Literature. The contest serves to promote stories and writing about teachers. Various winners will be awarded a cash prize of $1,500. The overall […]

2 mins read

Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction (Prize: €1,000) / How To Apply

Writers are invited to send in their entries for the Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction.  Every two years, a writer will be awarded the Sarraounia Prize for the best unpublished fiction for young adults. Entries can be written in English, French or Hausa. The prize is being organized by The Arts & Culture programme […]

1 min read