|Lane Ashfeldt. Photo: H.McGinty ©2016|
Lane has kindly agreed to pick the winning entries from a short list, and hopes to see an eclectic, entertaining and truly international range of writing represented on the list. We’re looking forward to reading the best stories you have, and you’ve never let us down yet. The submission window is from May to August.
The Willesden Herald New Short Stories Competition 2017
Opening date: 1 May 2017
Closing date: 31 August 2017
Word limit: 7500
1st Prize: £300 + A one-off Willesden Herald mug inscribed “Willesden Short Story Prize 2017”
The remainder, if any, of the prize fund will be divided equally among all ten shortlisted, including the prizewinners. The prize fund varies depending on the number of entries received, and costs of running the competition.
All ten shortlisted stories will be published in “Willesden Herald: New Short Stories 10”. Two copies go to each of the ten shortlisted contributors.
Entry fee: £10