Creative writing prize: Harper's Bazaar short-story competition 2020


14 February 2020
Win a two-night stay at at Grantley Hall and publication in Harper's Bazaar

This year's outing for Harper's Bazaar's annual short-story competition invites entries on the theme of 'Summer'.

This year's judges are Booker-winner Bernadine Evaristo, Bloomsbury Publishing editor-in-chief Alexandra Pringle, literary agent Caroline Michel and Harper's Bazaar contributing literary editor Erica Wagner. The winner's prize is a two-night stay for two at Grantley Hall in Yorkshire, and the winning story will be published in Harper's Bazaar.

Enter original, unpublished short stories up to 2,200 words.

The competition is free to enter.

The closing date is 13 March.

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