The International Bath Short Story Award 2017

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1st May 2017

Who may enter
Entrants must be 16 years or over.

The International Bath Short Story Award  is organised by Jude Higgins, Jane Riekemann and Anna Schlesinger.

Stories can be on any theme or subject but must be original and written in English. They must also be for adult or young adult readers. Non-fiction and fiction written for children under 13 years is not eligible.

Maximum length is 2,200 words.

Entries must not have been previously published in print or online, been broadcast or won a prize.

Shortlist Judge: Euan Thorneycroft, Senior Literary Agent at A M Heath.

Entry fee
£8 per entry

• 1st prize: £1,000
• 2nd prize: £200
• 3rd prize: £100
• The Acorn Award of £50 for the best entry from an unpublished writer, unplaced in the main competition. 

Winning and shortlisted stories will be published in the 2017 anthology.

Please visit to learn more about the competition.

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