1. Kingston Writing School Hilary Mantel International Short Story Competition
The twice Man Booker Prize winning author, Hilary Mantel, will be judge for this major new competition.
First Prize £3000 and two Runners Up Prizes of £500
5000 words maximum.
2. Kingston University Press Bonnie Greer Stories to Read Aloud Competition
Alongside the international short story competition, Kingston University Press are launching a competition for Kingston residents and workers, and writers associated with the university and the Writing School. The competition will celebrate stories that work when read aloud as well as on the page. The award-winning writer, critic and Chancellor of Kingston University, Bonnie Greer, will pick the winner from shortlisted writers reading out their work.
First Prize £1000 and two Runners Up Prizes of £250
2000 Words maximum
Both competitions are open for entries from May 1 to June 30.
Winning stories and shortlisted stories will be published in two competition anthologies, and winning writers will have the opportunity to have their work considered for publication by Kingston University Press.
Please visit here to find further details and to submit your stories.