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Edinburgh Short Story Award 2024


Posted on 28 November 2023

Submissions open
1 December 2024

Submissions close
29 February 2024

Who may enter
The competition is open to all writers worldwide, published and unpublished, who are over 16 years of age.

Short description
The competition is organized by the Scottish Arts Club located in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Stories may be on any topic up to 2,000 words. 

All entries must be in English. 

Stories must not have been previously published.

Entry fee
The entry fee is £10 per story.

• First prize: £3,000
• Second prize: £500
• Third prize: £250
• Write Mango Flash Award: £300
• Isobel Lodge Award: £750 – Open to unpublished writers living in Scotland

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.