Creative writing competition: Leicester Writes Short Story Prize 2022


04 May 2022
The competition from independent publisher Dahlia Books is for fiction up to 3,500 words

The Leicester Writes Short Story Prize was set up in 2017, and is an international competition for original, unpublished short fiction on any theme or subject.

There are prizes of £175, £75 and £50, and a longlist of up to 20 writers will be published in an anthology.

The entry fee is £5 per story.

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The closing date is 20 June.

For full details see the website.


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