Seeking: fiction and nonfiction of all lengths
Flash Fiction online
Seeking: stories from 500 to 1,000 words in length
Seeking: even- and ever-shorter short stories
Seeking: flash fiction
Seeking: NPR listeners’ stories that can be read in three minutes or less
Deadline: Will resume submissions in August or September
Seeking: fiction under 1,000 words
Seeking: “extremely brief” nonfiction essays from emerging writers
Deadline: Resumes submissions Fall 2012
Bristol Short Story competition
The 2013 Bristol Short Story Prize is open to all writers, UK and non-UK based, over 16 years of age.
Stories can be on any theme or subject and entry can be made online via the website or by mail. Entries must be previously unpublished with a maximum length of 4,000 words (There is no minimum).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 30, 2013.
First: £1000 plus £150 Waterstone’s gift card
Second: £700 plus £100 Waterstone’s gift card
Third: £400 plus £100 Waterstone’s gift card
An additional 17 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 6. The winning story will, also, be published in Bristol Review of Books magazine.
Ali Reynolds (literary consultant, former Random House editor)
Bidisha (writer, broadcaster, critic)
Anna Britten (author and journalist)
Chris Wakling (novelist, creative writing tutor)
Follow this link for full details and rules.