: 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize is open

We have recently launched the 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize and

are sending you some details

just in case any of your writing group members may be interested.

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Here are some details of the 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize:


2016 Bristol Short Story Prize is open to all published and unpublished writers.
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 Entries must be previously unpublished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 4,000 words (There is no minimum).
The entry fee is £8 per story.
The closing date for entries is April 30th 2016.

1st £1000
2nd £700
3rd £400
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 9.

The 20 shortlisted writers will be invited to an awards ceremony
in Bristol in October 2016 when the winners will be announced and the anthology launched.

The judging panel will be chaired by celebrated writer Tania Hershman. Tania is joined on the panel by
acclaimed writer Niven Govinden, owner of award winning Big Green Bookshop, Simon Key,
and Juliet Pickering, literary agent at Blake Friedmann.

Full details and rules at www.bristolprize.co.uk