Our seventh yearly international Short Story Award closed on April 20th 2020. The longlist is now announced and the shortlist will be posted on Tuesday 14th July. Our judge this year is literary agent Kate Johnson from Mackenzie Wolf Literary Agency She will choose the three winners and commended writers and final results will be out by mid August.
First prize, £1200; second prize, £300; third prize £100.
We have two further prizes, The Acorn Award for a unpublished writer of fiction, £100;
and the local prize, £50 in book tokens from Mr B’s Emporium of Books, Bath.
Our 2019 anthology is now available to buy from our publisher Ad Hoc Fiction in several different currencies for world wide deliveries. Twenty brilliant stories. Copies of our 2018 anthology are also available from Ad Hoc Fiction and previous anthologies can be bought at reduced prices on this site.