Creative writing competition: Secret Life of Data Short Story Competition 2022


15 August 2022
Win a £1,000 first prize in the free-entry contest for short fiction

The Secret Life of Data short story competition from the Jean Golding Institute at the University of Bristol asks entrants to create fictional stories about the secret life of data: what data looks like; what it does as it moves around inside our digital devices; the bits, fragments and traces of digital information that users leave behind them online.

The winner will receive £1,000 and there are second and third prizes of £500 and £300. The top ten shortlisted stories will be published in The Secret Life of Data anthology. The judges include authors Joanna Nadan and Mimi Thebo.

Enter original, unpublished short fiction up to 4,000 words, in any style or genre.

Entry is free.

The closing date is 12 September.

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