28 December 2021
The second year of the contest invites entries on the theme 'Earth 2.0'
The competition was launched by Nottingham Writers' Studio in 2020 after the murder of George Floyd. The best 27 stories were chosen for the anthology Black Lives.
For the second iteration of the George Floyd Short Story Writing Competition, entries tackling global warming are invited on the Earth 2.0 theme. Entries may be in any genre, and the competition is open to any writer. The anthology that will be published is intended to amplify, centre and celebrate work by BAME writers.
Enter original, unpublished short fiction up to 5,000 words. There is a first prize of £250, a second prize of 125 and a third prize of £75.
Entry is free. Only one story per author woll be accepted.
The closing date is 28 February 2022.
For full details see the website.