Creative writing prize: The Glencairn Glass Crime Short Story Competition


29 October 2021
Win a £1,000 first prize for short stories on the theme of 'A Crystal Clear Crime'

The competition, which is being run by Glencairn Glass in conjunction with Bloody Scotland and Scottish Field magazine, is for short crime stories up to 2,000 words.

The winner will receive £1,000 and two runners up will each get £250. All three winners will each get a set of six bespoke engraved Glencairn Glasses. The winning entry will be published in Scottish Field and online at

All entries must be on the theme of 'A Crystal Clear Crime', original and unpublished. The competition is international and open to any writer, published or unpublished.

Entry is free.

The closing date is 31 December 2021.

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