Creative writing prize: H.E. Bates Short Story Competition 2019

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Win a first prize of £500 for short stories up to 2,000 words

 

Win a first prize of £500 for short stories up to 2,000 words

Stories may be on any theme, and must be original and unpublished. This year's head judge is crime writer Stephen Collier.

There are prizes of £500, £200 and £100, and there is a special £100 prize for the best story by a Northamptonshire writer.

The entry fee is £6 for one story and £10 for two.

The closing date is 9 December.

For full details see the website.

 

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