2022 Bristol Short Story Prize

Deadline: 4 May 2022

Find Out More: https://www.bristolprize.co.uk/news/2022-bristol-short-story-prize-is-open

Opportunity from: Bristol Short Story Prize

The 2022 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries.

The closing date for our 15th competition is midnight (BST), May 4th 2022.

20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 15 by Tangent Books. The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at an awards ceremony in October 2022.

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.

The competition is open to all published and unpublished writers. There is no geographical restriction on entry – the 2022 Bristol Short Story Prize is open to everyone, whether they are based in the UK or outside the UK. Entries can be made online or by post. Entries must be previously unpublished with a maximum word count of 4,000 words, there is no minimum word count. Stories can be on any theme or subject and are welcome in any style or genre. Entry fee is £9.

A limited number of free online entries are also available to those for whom the entry fee is a barrier to submitting.

Full details and submission guidelines on the Bristol Short Story Prize website.