16 September 2023
The competition from Ringwood Publishing is for writers with a connection to Scotland
The Ringwood 2023 Short Story Competition is an inclusive contest for stories from up-and-coming writers from all walks of life. It's open to writers based or formerly resident in Scotland, or who identify as Scottish.
The winner will receive £100 and the winning story, and up to two others, will be published online.
There are two new prizes for 2023. The Leela Soma Prize (£50) is for the best entry by a writer of colour with a Scottish connection. The Grant Muir Prize (£50) is restricted to previous Ringwood interns, staff, and authors, and these entries will not be eligible for the main prize.
Enter original, unpublished short fiction up to 3,000 words.
The entry fee is £2 per story.
The closing date is 1 December.
For full details see the website.