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Bath Short Story Award 2018

Our fifth international short story award is now open for entries from:

November 1st 2017 – April 23rd 2018 (midnight BST).

This year we are happy to welcome back Euan Thorneycroft, senior literary agent from A M Heath who also judged our 2017 award. He will select the winning and commended stories from the short list.

For the 2018 Award, we have increased the prizes to:

£1200 first prize

£300 second prize

£100 third prize

£100 for the Acorn Award (for an unpublished writer)

and as usual, £50 in vouchers for the local prize generously donated by Mr B’s Emporium of Books, Bath.

Entry fee £8 per story.

Please remember to check our rules before entering here.

We look forward to reading your stories!


For inspiration, read our 2017 Anthology, available to buy here.