Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award
Deadline December 4 (must be received by this date), formerly December 13. 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 Entries must either be unpublished or first published after January 1 of next year.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: October 14, 2020