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

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01 August 2022
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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Enter original, unpublished short stories between 2,000 and 7,500 words.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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