Welcome to the 2016 Bath Short Story Award. We invite local, national and international entries from published and unpublished writers.
Closing date: Monday, April 25th, 2016 at midnight BST
Entry fee: £8. Enter online or by post
Short stories of up to 2200 words in all genres, styles welcome. No lower word limit. Check Rules for more information.
Shortlist Judge: BBC Radio 4 producer Mair Bosworth
- 1st £1000
- 2nd £200
- 3rd £100
- Local prize: £50 voucher
- The Acorn Award for unpublished writers of fiction : £50
With thanks to Mr B’s Emporium of Books, Bath for sponsoring the local prize.
A selection of twenty winning, shortlisted and longlisted stories will be published in the 2016 anthology in digital and print format. (publication likely in October, 2016).
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To read the winning, shortlisted and a selection of the longlisted stories from last year’s award, buy the 2015 anthology officially launched 19th November 2015 in Bath.
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