Scottish Arts Club Seeks Short Story Entries

Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition

For short stories up to 1,500 words on any topic.

Open to published and unpublished writers over 16 years.


Chief Judge: Alexander McCall Smith

First Prize of £300

Presented during the Scottish Arts Club Annual Garden Party

Saturday 16 August 2014

Travel from any UK location and accommodation for two people

during the Edinburgh Festival

To enable the winner to attend the award ceremony, the Scottish Arts Club will provide travel for 2 people from any UK location to Edinburgh and accommodation for 2 nights for 2 people sharing, allowing the winner some free time to enjoy the Edinburgh Festival.

Publication of the winning story in the Scottish Arts Club Magazine;

Signed copies of a novel by Alexander McCall Smith

 Awarded to writers of the top ten stories.

 The top ten stories will be placed on the Scottish Arts Club website

 Entry £10.00

Please go to for entry details

 The Scottish Arts Club, 24 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BW