05 January 2022
The annual short fiction has a first prize of £1,000
Stories may be entered on any subject, and in any style, up to 2,000 words. All entries must be original and unpublished. The competition, which is arranged by the Scottish Arts Trust, is open to writers worldwide.
The first prize is £1,000, and there are second and third prizes of £500 and £250. There is also the £750 Isobel Lodge Award, which is given to an unpublished writer living or studying in Scotland, and a discretionary Scottish Arts Club Member's Prize, which may be given to the best story entered by a member of the Scottish Arts Club. At least 20 authors will be offered publication in the next Scottish Arts Club short story anthology. This year's chief judge is Andrew O'Hagan.
The entry fee is £10 per story.
The closing date is 28 February 2022.
For full details see the website.