Creative writing competition: The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2023


01 August 2022
This year's competition is for short stories inspired by the theme of 'Music'

Comma Press is inviting entries for its annual contest in memory of its much-loved director and founding board member, the writer Dinesh Allirajah.

This year's theme honours Dinesh's passion for music. He described himself as a 'jazz writer' and wrote song lyrics and poetry as well as short fiction.

There is a first prize of £500 and all ten shortlisted writers will be published in an ebook anthology by Comma Press.

Enter original, unpublished short stories between 2,000 and 7,500 words.

Entry is free.

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The closing date is 22 September.

For full details see the website.


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