Creative writing competition: The White Review Short Story Prize


11 March 2021
The prize in the annual competition for unpublished writers is £2,500

The White Review Short Story prize is an annual contest run by quarterly literary journal The White Review. It is for original, unpublished short fiction that expands the possibilities of the form by writers resident in Britain and Ireland who have yet to secure a publishing deal.

The winner will receive £2,500 and their story will be published in the print edition of The White Review. Shortlisted stories will be published online. This year's judges are Preti Taneja, Laurence Laluyaux, Tamara Sampey-Jawad and Skye Arundhati Thomas.

Enter stories between 2,000 and 7,000 words.

There is an entry fee of £15. Writers may submit one story only. The White Review is offering free entry to 100 low-income writers.

The closing date is 26 April.

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