Creative writing prize: The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition


14 December 2020
Win a £1,000 prize in the annual international competition from the Scottish Arts Trust

The competition is for original, unpublished short fiction up to 2,000 words. Stories may be on any topic, and do not have to be set in Scotland or have Scottish themes.

The first prize is £1,000, and there are second and third prizes of £500 and £250. The £750 Isobel Lodge Award will be given to the best story by an unpublished writer born, living or studying in Scotland. The four winning writers will also be offered a year's membership of the Scottish Arts Club.

The winning stories will be published in the next Scottish Arts Trust Story Awards anthology. This year's chief judge is writer Andrew O'Hagen.

The entry fee is £10 per story.

The closing date is 28 February.

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