The London Short Story Prize is Spread the Word’s annual prize for talented London short story writers. The Prize’s aim is to find the best short stories from writers in the capital.
The winner of the London Short Story Prize 2019 will receive £1000 and their short story will be published in Open Pen London. Two highly commended writers will each receive £250. The full longlist will see their short stories published in the London Short Story Prize 2019 Anthology.
They are offering 50 free entries to writers on low-incomes who are not earning the London living wage, are in receipt of benefits and/or receipt of disability allowance, have no income or are on zero hours contracts.
Please note, if successful you can only submit one free entry per writer into the competition. Additional stories will need to submitted via the general entry and will cost £10 per entry. The London Short Story Prize is for London-based writers only.
5pm on Monday 7 October.
Do make sure you read the London Short Story Prize 2019 Rules before you submit.
If you have any further questions, please check out our the London Short Story Prize 2019 FAQs
For more information on how to enter please visit: https://www.spreadtheword.org.uk/the-london-short-story-prize-2019-is-open-for-entries/