2014 Bristol Short Story Prize is open to all published and unpublished, non-UK and UK based writers over 16 years of age. Stories can be on any theme or subject and entry can be made online via the website or by post. Entries must be previously unpublished with a maximum length of 4000 words (there is no minimum).
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Entry fee: £8 per story
Prize: 1st £1000 + £150 Waterstone’s gift card; 2nd £700 + £100 Waterstone’s gift card; 3rd £400 + £100 Waterstone’s gift card; 17 further prizes of £100 will be presented to the writers whose stories appear on the shortlist. All 20 shortlisted writers will have their stories published in the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 7. The 20 shortlisted writers will be invited to an awards ceremony in Bristol in October 2014.