Monthly Archives: November 2016

Buy 2016 Bath Short Story Anthology

bssa-2016-blue-coverJust launched at our event last Thursday, 24th November 2016 at Mr B’s Emporium of Books, Bath and available to buy now on this site –  our 2016 Anthology!  Twenty wonderful stories from the 2016 Bath Short Story Award written by authors residing in the UK, Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium, United States, New Zealand and the Cayman Islands.

” The last journey of a refugee. A novel approach to infertility. Coming of age in the 80s with the Cuban boys in town. Hopes, desires and intrigues feature in this compelling collection of the winning and shortlisted entries from the Bath Short Story Award, 2016. Judged by BBC Radio 4 producer, Mair Bosworth as ‘startling, imaginative story telling’ with ‘brilliantly drawn characters who have really stuck with me’.”

If you’re a UK resident, buy here  for £9.50 including postage and packing. 2 copies available for £19 inc postage and packing

Purchasers from other countries, can buy from Amazon for £7.99 plus postage and packing. Digital copies available for £3.79 from Amazon.

Buy for a Christmas gift or buy to be inspired. The 2017 Award is now open for entries until May 1st, 2017.

Bath Short Story Award 2017 Open

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The fifth year of the International Bath Short Story Award is now open and closes for entries on Monday May 1st, 2017, midnight BST.

This year our shortlist judge is Euan Thorneycroft, Senior Literary Agent at A M Heath

Prizes £1400 prize fund:

£1000 first prize, £200 second prize, £100 third prize, £50  for the local prize in vouchers –  donated by Mr B’s Emporium of Books, Bath. £50 for the Acorn Award for an unpublished writer.

Entries are welcome from around the globe for any writer aged sixteen years and over. Check our rules page for more information.

Fee per entry  £8. Easy to enter here.

Payment is via paypal or as a paypal guest with any card.

Word limit is 2200 words. (no lower word limit).

Winning and shortlisted stories will be published in our yearly anthology.

Happy Writing! We look forward to receiving your entries.

Anna, Jane and Jude, BSSA team.

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Our 2016 anthology containing last years’ winners and shortlisted writers is  now available to buy on this site for £7.99 plus postage and packing for UK buyers or from Amazon if you are buying from other countries. Digital copies available from Amazon for £3.79