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Short story competition: The Dinesh Allirajah Prize 2019

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Win £500 for stories on the theme of 'Artificial Intelligence'

The Dinesh Allirajah Prize is an annual award for short fiction. It was set up by Comma Press in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire following the death in 2014 of Comma's much-loved director and founding board member, writer Dinesh Allirajah.

The winner of the prize receives £500 and all ten shortlisted entries will be published in a Comma Press ebook anthology. The winner's story will also be published by Northern Soul.

Enter original, unpublished short stories between 2,000 and 6,000 words. All entries should be on this year's theme of Artificial Intelligence.

Entry is free. Each writer may enter only one story.

The closing date is 25 October.

For full details see the website.

 

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