Monday, 17 October 2016

Motivational Monday! Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Commonwealth Writers

This weeks Motivational Monday! post features The Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

This competition is open to all members of commonwealth countries and is for a short story of between 2,000 and 5,000 words that has been previously unpublished.

This competition is free to enter and there will be a winner from each region of the commonwealth; Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. There will also be one overall winner. The regional winners will receive £2,500 each and the overall winner will receive £5,000.

Published writers are welcome to submit work as long as it is unpublished. Work that has been translated to English is also accepted, as well as work written in Bengali, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Samoan.

The closing date for this competition is the 1st of November 2016.

To read the competition rules, find out more and to enter the competition please visit Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

Happy writing

Rach x

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