Creative writing prize: Frome Festival Short Story Competition 2024


18 February 2024
The international contest is accepting entries on any theme

The Frome Festival Short Story Competition is an annual creative writing contest for original, unpublished short fiction between 1,000 and 2,200 words.

The prizes for 2024 are £400, £200 and £100. There are also local first and runner-up prizes for a writers living in a 25-mile radius of Frome Library.

The entry fee is £6 for Early Bird entries up to 31 March, then £8 per story.

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The closing date is 31 May.

For full details see the website.


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