Creative writing prize: New Writers Flash Fiction Competition 2024


17 October 2023
The first prize in the international contest is £1,000

New Writers is inviting entries for its Flash Fiction Competition, which is for short fiction on any theme up to 300 words.

The first prize is £1,000, and there are second and third prizes of £300 and £200. The three winning entries will be published on the New Writers website. The head judge is Stephanie Carty.

Any writer may enter. All entries must be original and unpublished.

There is an entry fee of £8 for one flash fiction, £15 for two and £22 for three. £1 from each entry will be donated to First Story, the creative writing charity for young people. A limited number of free entries are available for low-income writers.

The closing date is 31 January 2024.

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For full details see the website.


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