The 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The competition is open to all published and unpublished writers worldwide, over 16 years of age. Stories can be on any theme or subject and entry can be made online via the website or by post. Entries must be previously unpublished with a maximum length of 4,000 words (there is no minimum).
The entry fee is £8 per story ( about $13 USD ). The closing date for entries is midnight (BST) April 30th 2015.
1st £1000 (about $1500 USD) plus £150 Waterstone’s gift card (usable online worldwide).
2nd £700 (about $1050 USD) plus £100 Waterstone’s gift card 3rd £400 (about $620 USD) plus £100 Waterstone’s gift card.
17 further prizes of £100 (about $155 USD) will be presented to the writers whose stories appear on the shortlist.
All 20 shortlisted writers will have their stories published in the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 8.
Winner announced in October.
For full details please visit www.bristolprize.co.uk