Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award
Deadline February 15 (must be received by this date), formerly September 28. Highly recommended free contest gives top prize of 30,000 pounds for a short story, 6,000 words maximum, by an author aged 18+ who has a prior record of publication in the UK or Ireland. Entries must either be unpublished or first published after December 31 of the previous calendar year. “Prior record of publication” means the author must previously have had works of fiction prose, drama, or poetry published by an established UK or Irish publisher (excluding self-publishing) or an established printed magazine in the UK or Ireland or broadcast by a UK or Irish national radio station. “Established” here means a periodical that is published regularly (monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly), that has been in circulation for at least the past 12 months, has an ISBN or ISSN number, and is not self-published. No simultaneous submissions. Enter by mail or online. If submitting by mail, send completed entry form and 11 copies of the story.
Published: December 22, 2018