Creative writing competition: The Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize 2023/24


06 August 2023
The international short fiction contest has a £2,500 first prize

The Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize from Galley Beggar Press is an international competition inviting entries of original, unpublished short fiction from published and unpublished writers anywhere in the world.

The winner receives £2,500 and each shortlisted author gets £200. Longlisted authors receive £50 and a four-book subscription to Galley Beggar Press. This year's judges are Alex Clark, Chigozie Obioma, Tomiwa Owolade and Susan Tomaselli.

Enter short fiction in any style or genre, up to 6,000 words.

Entry costs £10 per story. 200 free entries are being offered on a first-come, first served basis for writers unable to afford the entry fee.

The closing date is 30 September.

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For full details see the website.


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