Bristol Short Story Prize

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Bristol Short Story Prize

The Bristol Short Story Prize is an annual international writing competition in its 14th year in 2021. 20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 14 by Tangent Books. The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at an awards ceremony.
The 2021 judging panel is: literary agent, Irene Baldoni; manager of Foyles’ bookshop in Bristol, Tom Robinson; and award-winning writer, Mahsuda Snaith.

Address:
Unit 5.16, Paintworks Bath Road, BRISTOL BS4 3EH UK
Contact Name:
Joe Melia, Co-ordinator
Paying Market:
Yes
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Frequency:
Annual
Submission Information:
• Entries can be made online or by post. • Entries must be previously unpublished • Maximum word count 4,000 words; no minimum word count.
Tips & General Information:
BSSP welcomes stories on any theme or subject, in any style or genre and in any storytelling tradition.
Date/s:
May
Prizes:
1st prize is £1,000, 2nd prize is £500, 3rd prize is £250. 17 further prizes of £100 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.
Fees:
£9.00 (about 16 AUD)
Genre/s:
Short Stories