Short Story Contest

This category contains all the articles for short story contests. The contests can be with entry fees or without entry fees.

The HG Wells Short Story Competition 2020

Deadline 6 July 2020 Who may enter The competition is open to anyone. Description  The competition was founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young. 

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize 2020

Deadline 1 May 2020 Who may enter Entries are welcome from writers anywhere in the world. There is no age limit. Description The competition is organised by Australian Book Review.

The Bridport Prize 2020 International Writing Competition

Deadline 31 May 2020 Who may enter The competition welcomes entries from writers across the globe writing in English, aged 16 years old and over at the time of the closing date. Description This international writing competition is run by Bridport Arts Centre. 

The Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize 2020

Deadline 1 April 2020 Who may enter The competition is open to anyone aged 18 and above. Description The competition is organised by the Alpine Fellowship, a charity project with the broad aim of 'promoting culture and the arts'.

The Yeovil Literary Prize Year 2020

Deadline 31 May 2020 Who may enter The competition is open to anyone over the age of 16. Description The competition is organised by the Yeovil Community Arts Association.