BBC National Short Story Award opens for entries

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13 December 2013
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imports_WRI_0-3xppe6kb-100000_06459.jpg BBC National Short Story Award opens for entries
The first prize winner will get £15,000, making it one of the biggest competitions for single short stories ...
The first prize winner will get £15,000, making it one of the biggest competitions for single short stories
The runner-up will win £3,000 and three further shortlisted stories will each win £500.
The competition, run by the BBC in partnership with Booktrust, is for single short stories of up to 8,000 words.
It is open to writers who have a prior record of publication in creative writing in established print magazines or with established publishing companies in the UK, or who have been broadcast by a UK national broadcaster.
All stories must be original and unpublished or first published/broadcast after 1 January 2013. Stories must be for adult readers and suitable for broadcasting on BBC Radio 4.
Only one entry may be made per author. Agents and publishers may submit on behalf of an author.
The closing date is 28 February.


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