Desperate Literature Short Story Prize 2022

Deadline: April 15 2022

Find Out More: https://desperateliterature.com/prize/

Opportunity from: Desperate Poetry

The Desperate Literature Short Story Prize is open 2022 submissions. The aim of the prize is both to celebrate the best of new short fiction and to give winners the most visibility possible for their writing

First Prize:
– €1500
– A week’s residency at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation
– A consultation with a Literary Agent Charlotte Seymour from Johnson & Alcock
– A manuscript assessment and follow-up meeting with a literary editor from The Literary Consultancy

Runner-up Prizes:
– €750 (two prizes available)

All Shortlisted Writers:
– Will be published in a truly smashing, limited edition book published by ourselves truly and launched at the Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize Salon, Madrid
– Publication with one of our partner journals: Helter Skelter, The London Magazine, Open Pen, Prototype, Hotel, Gorse, Kill Your Darlings, Minor Literature[s] – Participation in Desperate Literature Prize Salons at Desperate Literature, Madrid; Burley Fisher, London; Typewronger Books, Edinburgh

Entry Fee:
€20 for the first entry
€10 for every further entry
(max. of five entries per person)
Sponsored entries are also available.

April 15th 2022
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