The 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is Open for Entries

21 Sep 2018
Commonwealth Prize

Deadline: 1 November 2018

The 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious awards for short fiction, is open for entries.

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English. Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £5,000. Translated entries are also eligible, as are stories written in the original Bengali, Chinese, Kiswahili, Malay, Portuguese, Samoan and Tamil. The competition is free to enter.

Eligibility rules may be found by clicking here. (PDF download.)

You can submit an entry here.

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