SHORT FICTION: ISSUE NINE

Hello short story lovers.
There’s a sneak preview of Short Fiction‘s forthcoming issue below, which features 13 stories, including fiction by Toby Litt, Carol Maver, Cynan Jones, Luke Kennard and Mary O’Donoghue, plus our competition winner. Artwork throughout is by David Shrigley, and each story is accompanied by bespoke illustration. You can pre-order your copy by following the link above.
And our competition shortlist has now been announced. Look out for the winner later this month.
Thank you for your support.
The Editors
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SHORT FICTION COMPETITION CLOSING FOR ENTRIES SOON

There is just one week left to get your entries in for the Short FICTION 2015 Short Story Prize.

FIRST PRIZE: £500 + PUBLICATION    SECOND PRIZE: £100

Open for entries until March 31st  2015

Enter up to 2 stories and get a free copy of our next issue.

JUDGES: Alison MacLeod    Anthony Caleshu

Full details of how to enter can be found by following the link HERE. GOOD LUCK!

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SHORT FICTION JOURNAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

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Short Fiction is now open for submissions.

To know the kind of fiction we like,  we encourage you to order a back issue before submitting. We have wide-ranging tastes and have happily published traditional character driven stories next to non-conformist work of extraordinary innovation. Novel chapters which function as self-contained units may additionally work well for us. Stories should be no longer than 5,000 words. Please submit only one story at a time.

To make a submission, please email in MS Word format to: shortfiction2010@googlemail.com

Our annual competition opens again on January 1st 2015, with £500 + publication first prize. Entrants receive a free copy of the next issue (worth £10), making entry (effectively) free!

Thank you for showing us your work.

Tom Vowler
Editor

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2014 Short Fiction Prize

First Prize: £500 + publication    Second prize: £100

Open for entries January 1st – March 31st

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Entry fee: £10 – submit up to 2 stories and receive a free copy of our next issue (worth £10). £5 – submit 1 story. Stories must be no longer than 5,000 words and must be unpublished in print or online. All entries will also be considered for general publication. Stories may be in any theme or genre and you can submit as many times as you like. Online entries only. Visit our website for more details. Good luck. Read an interview with Short Fiction’s co-editor Tom Vowler here.