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SHORT STORY COMPETITION

2022 INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE

Theme: Changes

1st Prize: £1000
2nd Prize: £100
3rd Prize: £50
+ worldwide publication for all shortlisted entries.

ONE SHORT STORY (1000 – 5000 words)


Preferred format: Arial 12p 1.5 line spacing

Entries open from 1st February 2022

Entry Fee: £10

Members Entry Fee: £5.      
Membership Information   

Feedback Option: £10

Submission Deadline: 30th September 2022 

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Awarded by the University Centre Grimsby, our International Short Story Prize is back again for 2022, with cash prizes, opportunities for publication, an awards ceremony and an inspiring new theme. 

Our annual short story competition, now in its seventh year, attracts entries from 27 different countries. Enter a story for the chance to win prize money and have your work published in our annual anthology. 

The competition's theme, CHANGES, is intended to inspire, not restrict. We're excited to read your interpretations. 


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Please read our Competition Rules 
and Terms & Conditions 
before submitting.

GET INSPIRED

Read the winning entries from last year's competition. 

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