The Bristol Short Story competition is now open. The closing date is May 1st 2019 at midnight BST.

Entrants must be over 16 years old on the closing date.

The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words. Stories can be on any theme or subject and are welcome in any style. It’s open to both published and unpublished writers with no restriction on where you live.

Prizes: £1,000, £500, £250. There are 17 runner-up prizes of £100 each. The twenty shortlisted stories will be published in the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology.

Entry Fee : £9

Read the full rules here.