Spotlight Books Poetry and Fiction Competition Closing date: 24th February 2019. Prizes: Six writers will be selected and given 1:1 editorial support to shape their manuscripts. The six writers will be published in individual small books with international distribution. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: Fiction: 8,000-10,000 words; Poetry: 40-45pp. at 20 lines/page. Please note this competition is only open to writers from under-represented backgrounds-those who face barriers due to mental health, disability, identity or social circumstance. Website: https://www.creativefuture.org.uk/spotlight-books/ The Desperate Literature Prize for Short Fiction Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: €1,000 plus a week’s residency at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. A consultation with a US Literary Agent from Foundry Literary + Media.; 2 x €250. Entry fee: €20 for the first entry, €10 for every further entry (max. of five entries per person). Looking for: an original work of fiction under 2000 words. Website: https://desperateliterature.com/ Solution Loans Short Story Writing Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £200 and publication on the Solution Loans website, with £50 and publication for three runners-up. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: short stories with the title or theme of “A New Home.” To enter send your story to shortstorycomp@solution-loans.co.uk with the subject heading: Solution Loans short story competition Website: https://www.solution-loans.co.uk/competitions/ Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £1,000, £500, £250. Entry fee: £10. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,000 words, judged by Alexander McCall Smith https://www.storyawards.org/entershortstoryaward Exeter Writers Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £700, £250, £100, plus £100 for a Devon writer. Entry fee: £7. Looking for: For short stories, any genre and theme, but not children's, up to 3,000 words. Email: exeterwriters@gmail.com Website: www.exeterwriters.org.uk Flash 500 Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. First: £500 plus a two-year Duotrope Gift Certificate; Second: £200; Third: £100. Entry fee: £7, £12 for two, £16 for three, £20 for four. Looking for: Short stories between 1,000 and 3,000 words. Email: entry@flash500.com Website: http://www.flash500.com/index_files/ss.htm Crime Writers Association Margery Allingham Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £500. Entry fee: £12. Looking for: Short stories 3,500 words based on Margery Allingham's definition of a mystery. Email: secretary@thecwa.co.uk  Website: www.thecwa.co.uk!ShortStory/rules.htn  Fish Flash Fiction Prize Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: 1st: €1,000; 2nd: €300; 3rd: Online Writing Course with Fish. Top ten stories will be published in the FISH ANTHOLOGY 2019. Entry fee: €14 (€8 subsequent entries). Website: http://www.fishpublishing.com/competition/flash-fiction-contest/ Bridgend Writers' Circle Open Short Story Competition Closing date: 1st March 2019. Prizes: £100, £50, £30. Entry fee: £5 for one, £7.50 for two. Looking for: Stories between 1,500 and 1,800 words on any theme. Email: fenos51@hotmail.co.uk WebsiteL http://bridgendwriters.webplus.net/comp_gen_info14.html The White Review Short Story Prize  Closing date: 4th March 2019. Entry fee: £15. Prize: £2,500 for the best piece of short fiction by a writer resident in Britain & Ireland who has yet to secure a publishing deal. Looking for: Short stories, 2,000-7,000 words Email: editors@thewhitereview.org Website: http://www.thewhitereview.org/ Neil Gunn Writing Competition Closing date: 8th March 2019. Prizes: £500, £300 and £200 in each category. Entry fee: £8. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,500 words and poetry up to 40 lines, interpreting one of three quotes from Scottish writer Neil Gunn. Email: charlotte.macarthur@gmail.com  Website: https://www.highlifehighland.com/neilgunn/ BBC National Short Story Award Closing date: 11th March 2019. Prizes: Award of £15,000 for the winner; £600 for four (4) further shortlisted stories. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: Stories with a maximum of 8,000 words. One entry per author. Further info: See BBC website for further requirements. Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ Harpers Bazaar Short Story Competition Closing date: 15th March 2019. Prizes: in 2018, publication plus a two-night stay at Brownber Hall, Yorkshire, and the chance to see their work published. Free entry: Free. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,500 words on a theme of 'Liberty'. Submit entry to: shortstory@harpersbazaar.co.uk Website: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/wwwwriters-online.co.uk Girton College Humanities Writing Competition 2018-19 Closing date: 15th March 2019. Prizes: The prize fund, which may be divided between several winners, consists of £200 cash and £200-worth of books from Cambridge University Press. This competition is an opportunity for research and writing beyond the curriculum, using one or more of five selected objects from the Lawrence Room as a focus. It is aimed at any student in Year 12 (or equivalent) with an interest in the Humanities. Essays or creative responses (such as dramatic monologues or short stories) are equally welcome. We are looking for the ability to connect different areas of knowledge, to think about details and to communicate clearly. Email: comp@girton.cam.ac.uk Website: https://www.girton.cam.ac.uk/humanities-writing-competition/ Fowey Festival Short Story Competition Closing date: 17th March 2019. Entry fee: £5. Prizes: £100, £75. Looking for: Short stories up to 1,500 words on the theme 'Rule Britannia' Email: info@dumaurierfestival.co.uk  WebsiteL https://www.foweyfestival.com/adult-short-story-competition-2019/  Eyelands 2nd International Flash Fiction Contest - 2019 Closing date: 20th March 2019. Prizes: First prize: A week holiday at Three Rock Writers resort on the island of Crete Three prize winners: publication in anthology, handmade ceramic gift, certificate, complimentary copy of the anthology plus a week holiday at Three Rock Resort with a discount 50% from the regular cost (non obligatory). Shortlisted stories: Publication in anthology. Entry fee: 10€. Further info: The theme of the contest this year is "Spring". Website: https://eyelands.gr/2019/01/09/flash-fiction-contest-2019/ Evesham Festival of Words 2019 Short Story Competition Closing date: 22nd March 2019. Prizes: £150; £30. Entry fee: £5. Looking for: short stories on any theme up to 2,500 words. Email: info@eveshamfestivalofwords.com  Website: http://eveshamfestivalofwords.org Limnisa Short Story Competition 2019 Closing date: 30th March 2019. Prizes: First prize is a one week, all inclusive, writers' retreat at a seaside location in Greece. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: Short stories up to 1,500 words. Must be original, unpublished work of fiction in English. Further info: Subject is free and inspired by the picture on the website. Submit by email to entries@limnisa.com Website: https://www.limnisa.com/competition-guidelines The Page is Printed - Creative Writing Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: Somerset Prize £100 | Open Prize £100. Under 18s 3x£25 | Best on the Night £25. Entry fee: Adult £5 (1 entry) | £10 (up to 3 entries) | Under 18s FREE (1 entry). Looking for: Write in any genre: prose, poetry, script, a confession, a love letter, a list.... Website: https://www.tacchi-morris.com/whats-on/ Writers' HQ Flash Quarterly Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: 1st place: 12 months Writers' HQ membership + 3 one-day writing retreats; 2nd place: 6 months Writers' HQ membership + 3 one-day writing retreats; 3rd place: 3 months Writers' HQ membership + 3 one- day writing retreats. Entry fee: FREE! (But optional donations to our bursary fund are welcomed). Looking for: Flash fiction up to 500 words. Website: https://writershq.co.uk/whq-flash-quarterly/ Writers Bureau Annual Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: £300, £200, £100, £50. Plus, all winners receive a Writers Bureau Course of their choice worth over £374. Entry fee: £5. Looking for: short stories, up to 2,000 words max. Email: studentservices@writersbureau.com  Website: https://www.wbcompetition.com/index.html The Henshaw Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: 1st £200, Second £75, Third £25. Entry fee: £6 by PayPal or by cheque to G. Jennings. Optional Critiques: a further £12. Looking for: A short story on any subject up to 2000 words. Further info: Results announced by 30th April 2019. Wining stories will be published on the Henshawpress website. Winners and Authors of commended stories will be offered the opportunity of inclusion in our next Anthology later this year. Website: https://www.henshawpress.co.uk Alpine Fellowship 2019 Writing Prize Closing date: 1st April 2019. Prizes: £10,000 cash prize and is presented with the award by the poet John Burnside. £3,000 go to the second place, £2,000 to the third place. Entry fee: Free. Looking for:  A maximum of 2500 words on the topic of 'Identity' . Limited to one entry per person. Text must not have been published, self-published or accepted for publication in print or online, or have won or been placed in another competition at any time. All genres permitted. Further info: The winner and two runners up are invited to attend the Fjällnäs symposium. Website: https://alpinefellowship.com/apply/ Edge Hill Short Story Prize Closing date: 5th April 2019. Prizes: £10,000, £1,000 Readers' Prize. Free entry. Looking for: Single-author short story collections published between January and December 2018 Email: cowanb@edgehill.ac.uk  Website: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/shortstory/ Leicester Writes Short Story Prize Closing date: 15th April 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize – £100 and a bundle of books; 2nd Prize – £50 and a bundle of books; 3rd Prize – A bundle of books. Entry fee: £7 per story. Max three entries per person. Writers submitting from within Leicestershire can submit for a discounted fee of £3. Looking for: new and original fiction under 3000 words. Website: http://leicesterwrites.co.uk/prize/ 2019 Bath Short Story Award Closing date: 15th April 2019. Prizes: £1200 first prize, £300 second prize, £100 third prize, £100 for the Acorn Award (for an unpublished writer), £50  for the local prize. Entry fee: £8 per entry. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,200 words, in any style and on any subject http://bathshortstoryaward.org 2019 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize Closing date: 15th April 2019. Prizes: Aus$5,000, $3,000, $2,000, Three commended stories will share the remaining $2,500 in prize money. Entry fee: $25 Looking for: Unpublished short stories between 2,000 and 5,000 words. Website: https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/elizabeth-jolley-short-story-prize 2019 Shooter Short Story Competition Closing date: 21st April 2019. Prizes: Prizes: £500 and publication, £100 plus publication. Entry fee: £7 (or £10 for two stories). Looking for: Stories may be any theme or genre, and any length up to 5,000 words. Email: contest.shooterlitmag@gmail.com Website: https://shooterlitmag.com/competition/ Tom Howard/John H Reid Fiction and Essay Contest Closing date: 30th April 2019. Prizes: $2,000 in each category, ten honourable mentions each $100. Entry fee: $20. Looking for: Short stories, essays or other prose, up to 6,000 words. International entries welcome Email: adam@winningwriters.com  Website: https://winningwriters.com/our-contests/ Momaya Press Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th April 2019. Prizes: £110, £55, £25, winners and shortisted authors will be published in the Momaya Short Story. Entry fee: £11. Looking for: Short stories up to 3,000 words on the theme of 'Trading Places'. Further info: You may submit more than one short story. Website: http://momayapress.com/momaya-short-story-competition/ 2019 Bristol Short Story Prize  Closing date: 1st May 2019. Prizes: 1st prize - £1,000, 2nd prize - £500, 3rd prize - £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. Entry fee: £9 per entry. Looking for: Stories up to 4,000 words. Stories can be on any theme or subject and are welcome in any style including graphic, verse or genre-based (Crime, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical, Romance, Children’s etc..). Further info: The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at an awards ceremony in October 2019. Email: enquiries@bristolprize.co.uk Website: https://www.bristolprize.co.uk Frome Festival Short Story Competition, 15th Anniversary 2019 Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £400 2nd Prize £200 3rd Prize £100, plus additional prizes for local entries. Entry fee: £8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form.£8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form. Looking for: Stories on any theme - 1,000 to 2,200 words. Postal entries to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition, c/o Frome Library, Justice Lane, FROME, Somerset BA11 1BE. Cheques payable to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition. Website: http://www.fromeshortstorycompetition.co.uk The To Hull And Back Humorous Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: 1st £1,000, your head on the cover of a book and the opportunity to star in the winner's video, riding a Harley Davidson to Hull; 2nd £500; 3rd £250; 3 x Highly Commended £100; 14 x Shortlisted £50. Entry fee: Early bird until 30th April 2019: £11 for one story, £18 for two stories and £22 for three stories. Then, until 31st July 2019: £13 for one story, £21 for two stories and £26 for three stories. Looking for: Short stories, 2,500 words max. No limitation on style or genre, but must contain some element of humour. Further info: Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. All short listed and winning writers published in the To Hull And Back Anthology, released on Hulloween (31st October). Website: https://www.christopherfielden.com/short-story-competition/

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Spotlight Books Poetry and Fiction Competition Closing date: 24th February 2019. Prizes: Six writers will be selected and given 1:1 editorial support to shape their manuscripts. The six writers will be published in individual small books with international distribution. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: Fiction: 8,000-10,000 words; Poetry: 40-45pp. at 20 lines/page. Please note this competition is only open to writers from under-represented backgrounds-those who face barriers due to mental health, disability, identity or social circumstance. Website: https://www.creativefuture.org.uk/spotlight-books/ The Desperate Literature Prize for Short Fiction Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: €1,000 plus a week’s residency at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. A consultation with a US Literary Agent from Foundry Literary + Media.; 2 x €250. Entry fee: €20 for the first entry, €10 for every further entry (max. of five entries per person). Looking for: an original work of fiction under 2000 words. Website: https://desperateliterature.com/ Solution Loans Short Story Writing Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £200 and publication on the Solution Loans website, with £50 and publication for three runners-up. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: short stories with the title or theme of “A New Home.” To enter send your story to shortstorycomp@solution- loans.co.uk with the subject heading: Solution Loans short story competition Website: https://www.solution-loans.co.uk/competitions/ Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £1,000, £500, £250. Entry fee: £10. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,000 words, judged by Alexander McCall Smith https://www.storyawards.org/entershortstoryaward Exeter Writers Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £700, £250, £100, plus £100 for a Devon writer. Entry fee: £7. Looking for: For short stories, any genre and theme, but not children's, up to 3,000 words. Email: exeterwriters@gmail.com Website: www.exeterwriters.org.uk Flash 500 Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. First: £500 plus a two-year Duotrope Gift Certificate; Second: £200; Third: £100. Entry fee: £7, £12 for two, £16 for three, £20 for four. Looking for: Short stories between 1,000 and 3,000 words. Email: entry@flash500.com Website: http://www.flash500.com/index_files/ss.htm Crime Writers Association Margery Allingham Short Story Competition Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: £500. Entry fee: £12. Looking for: Short stories 3,500 words based on Margery Allingham's definition of a mystery. Email: secretary@thecwa.co.uk  Website: www.thecwa.co.uk!ShortStory/rules.htn  Fish Flash Fiction Prize Closing date: 28th February 2019. Prizes: 1st: €1,000; 2nd: €300; 3rd: Online Writing Course with Fish. Top ten stories will be published in the FISH ANTHOLOGY 2019. Entry fee: €14 (€8 subsequent entries). Website: http://www.fishpublishing.com/competition/flash- fiction-contest/ Bridgend Writers' Circle Open Short Story Competition Closing date: 1st March 2019. Prizes: £100, £50, £30. Entry fee: £5 for one, £7.50 for two. Looking for: Stories between 1,500 and 1,800 words on any theme. Email: fenos51@hotmail.co.uk WebsiteL http://bridgendwriters.webplus.net/comp_gen_info14.html The White Review Short Story Prize  Closing date: 4th March 2019. Entry fee: £15. Prize: £2,500 for the best piece of short fiction by a writer resident in Britain & Ireland who has yet to secure a publishing deal. Looking for: Short stories, 2,000-7,000 words Email: editors@thewhitereview.org Website: http://www.thewhitereview.org/ Neil Gunn Writing Competition Closing date: 8th March 2019. Prizes: £500, £300 and £200 in each category. Entry fee: £8. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,500 words and poetry up to 40 lines, interpreting one of three quotes from Scottish writer Neil Gunn. Email: charlotte.macarthur@gmail.com  Website: https://www.highlifehighland.com/neilgunn/ BBC National Short Story Award Closing date: 11th March 2019. Prizes: Award of £15,000 for the winner; £600 for four (4) further shortlisted stories. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: Stories with a maximum of 8,000 words. One entry per author. Further info: See BBC website for further requirements. Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ Harpers Bazaar Short Story Competition Closing date: 15th March 2019. Prizes: in 2018, publication plus a two-night stay at Brownber Hall, Yorkshire, and the chance to see their work published. Free entry: Free. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,500 words on a theme of 'Liberty'. Submit entry to: shortstory@harpersbazaar.co.uk Website: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/wwwwriters- online.co.uk Girton College Humanities Writing Competition 2018- 19 Closing date: 15th March 2019. Prizes: The prize fund, which may be divided between several winners, consists of £200 cash and £200-worth of books from Cambridge University Press. This competition is an opportunity for research and writing beyond the curriculum, using one or more of five selected objects from the Lawrence Room as a focus. It is aimed at any student in Year 12 (or equivalent) with an interest in the Humanities. Essays or creative responses (such as dramatic monologues or short stories) are equally welcome. We are looking for the ability to connect different areas of knowledge, to think about details and to communicate clearly. Email: comp@girton.cam.ac.uk Website: https://www.girton.cam.ac.uk/humanities-writing- competition/ Fowey Festival Short Story Competition Closing date: 17th March 2019. Entry fee: £5. Prizes: £100, £75. Looking for: Short stories up to 1,500 words on the theme 'Rule Britannia' Email: info@dumaurierfestival.co.uk  WebsiteL https://www.foweyfestival.com/adult-short-story- competition-2019/  Eyelands 2nd International Flash Fiction Contest - 2019 Closing date: 20th March 2019. Prizes: First prize: A week holiday at Three Rock Writers resort on the island of Crete Three prize winners: publication in anthology, handmade ceramic gift, certificate, complimentary copy of the anthology plus a week holiday at Three Rock Resort with a discount 50% from the regular cost (non obligatory). Shortlisted stories: Publication in anthology. Entry fee: 10€. Further info: The theme of the contest this year is "Spring". Website: https://eyelands.gr/2019/01/09/flash-fiction- contest-2019/ Evesham Festival of Words 2019 Short Story Competition Closing date: 22nd March 2019. Prizes: £150; £30. Entry fee: £5. Looking for: short stories on any theme up to 2,500 words. Email: info@eveshamfestivalofwords.com  Website: http://eveshamfestivalofwords.org Limnisa Short Story Competition 2019 Closing date: 30th March 2019. Prizes: First prize is a one week, all inclusive, writers' retreat at a seaside location in Greece. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: Short stories up to 1,500 words. Must be original, unpublished work of fiction in English. Further info: Subject is free and inspired by the picture on the website. Submit by email to entries@limnisa.com Website: https://www.limnisa.com/competition-guidelines The Page is Printed - Creative Writing Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: Somerset Prize £100 | Open Prize £100. Under 18s 3x£25 | Best on the Night £25. Entry fee: Adult £5 (1 entry) | £10 (up to 3 entries) | Under 18s FREE (1 entry). Looking for: Write in any genre: prose, poetry, script, a confession, a love letter, a list.... Website: https://www.tacchi-morris.com/whats-on/ Writers' HQ Flash Quarterly Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: 1st place: 12 months Writers' HQ membership + 3 one-day writing retreats; 2nd place: 6 months Writers' HQ membership + 3 one-day writing retreats; 3rd place: 3 months Writers' HQ membership + 3 one-day writing retreats. Entry fee: FREE! (But optional donations to our bursary fund are welcomed). Looking for: Flash fiction up to 500 words. Website: https://writershq.co.uk/whq-flash-quarterly/ Writers Bureau Annual Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: £300, £200, £100, £50. Plus, all winners receive a Writers Bureau Course of their choice worth over £374. Entry fee: £5. Looking for: short stories, up to 2,000 words max. Email: studentservices@writersbureau.com  Website: https://www.wbcompetition.com/index.html The Henshaw Competition Closing date: 31st March 2019. Prizes: 1st £200, Second £75, Third £25. Entry fee: £6 by PayPal or by cheque to G. Jennings. Optional Critiques: a further £12. Looking for: A short story on any subject up to 2000 words. Further info: Results announced by 30th April 2019. Wining stories will be published on the Henshawpress website. Winners and Authors of commended stories will be offered the opportunity of inclusion in our next Anthology later this year. Website: https://www.henshawpress.co.uk Alpine Fellowship 2019 Writing Prize Closing date: 1st April 2019. Prizes: £10,000 cash prize and is presented with the award by the poet John Burnside. £3,000 go to the second place, £2,000 to the third place. Entry fee: Free. Looking for:  A maximum of 2500 words on the topic of 'Identity' . Limited to one entry per person. Text must not have been published, self-published or accepted for publication in print or online, or have won or been placed in another competition at any time. All genres permitted. Further info: The winner and two runners up are invited to attend the Fjällnäs symposium. Website: https://alpinefellowship.com/apply/ Edge Hill Short Story Prize Closing date: 5th April 2019. Prizes: £10,000, £1,000 Readers' Prize. Free entry. Looking for: Single-author short story collections published between January and December 2018 Email: cowanb@edgehill.ac.uk  Website: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/shortstory/ Leicester Writes Short Story Prize Closing date: 15th April 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize – £100 and a bundle of books; 2nd Prize – £50 and a bundle of books; 3rd Prize – A bundle of books. Entry fee: £7 per story. Max three entries per person. Writers submitting from within Leicestershire can submit for a discounted fee of £3. Looking for: new and original fiction under 3000 words. Website: http://leicesterwrites.co.uk/prize/ 2019 Bath Short Story Award Closing date: 15th April 2019. Prizes: £1200 first prize, £300 second prize, £100 third prize, £100 for the Acorn Award (for an unpublished writer), £50  for the local prize. Entry fee: £8 per entry. Looking for: Short stories up to 2,200 words, in any style and on any subject http://bathshortstoryaward.org 2019 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize Closing date: 15th April 2019. Prizes: Aus$5,000, $3,000, $2,000, Three commended stories will share the remaining $2,500 in prize money. Entry fee: $25 Looking for: Unpublished short stories between 2,000 and 5,000 words. Website: https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/elizabeth-jolley- short-story-prize 2019 Shooter Short Story Competition Closing date: 21st April 2019. Prizes: Prizes: £500 and publication, £100 plus publication. Entry fee: £7 (or £10 for two stories). Looking for: Stories may be any theme or genre, and any length up to 5,000 words. Email: contest.shooterlitmag@gmail.com Website: https://shooterlitmag.com/competition/ Tom Howard/John H Reid Fiction and Essay Contest Closing date: 30th April 2019. Prizes: $2,000 in each category, ten honourable mentions each $100. Entry fee: $20. Looking for: Short stories, essays or other prose, up to 6,000 words. International entries welcome Email: adam@winningwriters.com  Website: https://winningwriters.com/our-contests/ Momaya Press Short Story Competition Closing date: 30th April 2019. Prizes: £110, £55, £25, winners and shortisted authors will be published in the Momaya Short Story. Entry fee: £11. Looking for: Short stories up to 3,000 words on the theme of 'Trading Places'. Further info: You may submit more than one short story. Website: http://momayapress.com/momaya-short-story- competition/ 2019 Bristol Short Story Prize  Closing date: 1st May 2019. Prizes: 1st prize - £1,000, 2nd prize - £500, 3rd prize - £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. Entry fee: £9 per entry. Looking for: Stories up to 4,000 words. Stories can be on any theme or subject and are welcome in any style including graphic, verse or genre-based (Crime, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical, Romance, Children’s etc..). Further info: The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at an awards ceremony in October 2019. Email: enquiries@bristolprize.co.uk Website: https://www.bristolprize.co.uk Frome Festival Short Story Competition, 15th Anniversary 2019 Closing date: 31st May 2019. Prizes: 1st Prize £400 2nd Prize £200 3rd Prize £100, plus additional prizes for local entries. Entry fee: £8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form.£8 per story. Multiple entries permitted. Entries should not have been published in any form. Looking for: Stories on any theme - 1,000 to 2,200 words. Postal entries to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition, c/o Frome Library, Justice Lane, FROME, Somerset BA11 1BE. Cheques payable to: Frome Festival Short Story Competition. Website: http://www.fromeshortstorycompetition.co.uk The To Hull And Back Humorous Short Story Competition Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: 1st £1,000, your head on the cover of a book and the opportunity to star in the winner's video, riding a Harley Davidson to Hull; 2nd £500; 3rd £250; 3 x Highly Commended £100; 14 x Shortlisted £50. Entry fee: Early bird until 30th April 2019: £11 for one story, £18 for two stories and £22 for three stories. Then, until 31st July 2019: £13 for one story, £21 for two stories and £26 for three stories. Looking for: Short stories, 2,500 words max. No limitation on style or genre, but must contain some element of humour. Further info: Entries accepted from anywhere in the world. All short listed and winning writers published in the To Hull And Back Anthology, released on Hulloween (31st October). Website: https://www.christopherfielden.com/short-story- competition/

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