Spread The Word’s London Short Story Prize 2019 is currently open for entries. The Prize was launched in 2013 to platform talented short story writers in London. They have published six anthologies, celebrated six winners, have run two London Short Story Festivals and profiled over 50 talented short story writers.
The winner of the London Short Story Prize 2019 will receive £1000 and their short story will be published in Open Pen London. Two highly commended writers will each receive £250. The full longlist will see their short stories published in the London Short Story Prize 2019 Anthology.
The contest will close at 5pm on Monday 7 October. The longlist will be announced the week commencing 11 October and the winners announced on Tuesday 3 December. The top twelve entries will be published in an anthology which will be launched in April 2020.
The London Short Story Prize is for writers aged 18+ and living in London. Entries must be unpublished and under 5000 words. Entry into the Prize is £10 per entry and multiple entries are permitted.
I’m quite keen to have a go at this year’s contest. I’m just working up a couple of ideas as a nice break from [D]rifter.
You can read more about the contest on their website.