The Bath Short Story Award

The 2017 Bath Short Story Award. Deadline 1st May.

Entry fee: £8

Prizes for 2017 are: 1st prize – £1000, 2nd prize – £200, 3rd prize – £100, local prize: £50 voucher, and The Acorn Award for unpublished writers of fiction – £50

A selection of twenty winning, shortlisted and longlisted stories will be published in the 2017 anthology in digital and print format.

  • Send in your stories of up to 2,200 words. There is no minimum word count. Stories can be on any subject and in any genre.
  • Entries should be typed, double or 1.5 spaced, in a plain legible font (Pt 12).  Each page should be numbered but carry no personal details about the author. Online entries are sent as email attachments. The file name must be the title of your story.

For more information, click here.

Enter here.

Check out the standard of the Bath Short Story Award by buying one of the fabulous anthologies.