Creative writing competition: The 2021 Exeter Story Prize and Trisha Ashley Award


28 June 2021
The competition for stories up to 5,000 words has a £500 first prize

The Exeter Story Prize, from Creative Writing Matters, offers brief feedback to every entrant. Longer feedback is available as a one-page report for an additional fee.

Enter original, unpublished short stories on any theme, up to 5,000 words. The winner will receive £500 and there are second and third prizes of £200 and £100. The £200 Trisha Ashley Award is given for 'engaging and quirky' short stories.

The entry fee is £12 per story. The entry fee plus a one-page report costs £40.

The closing date is 31 August 2021.

For full details see the website.

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