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THE SCOTTISH ARTS CLUB SHORT STORY COMPETITION


THE SCOTTISH ARTS CLUB SHORT STORY COMPETITION

Deadline: 28 February 2021
Open to: writers aged 16 and above from anywhere in the world
Benefits: various cash prizes

DESCRIPTION

The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition is open to writers worldwide over 16 years. Entries for the 2021 competition is pen now and will close on 28 February 2021.

The club seeks original and engaging stories on any topic up to 2,000 words. The chief judge is Andrew O’Hagan, multi-award winning author and editor-at-large of the London Review of Books. He is assisted by a team of passionate and dedicated readers in the early rounds.

ELIGIBILITY

The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition is open to all writers worldwide, published and unpublished, who are over 16 years by 1 September 2021. You do not have to be Scottish to enter the competition.

Simultaneous submission is permitted. Should your story win a prize or be published elsewhere, please let us know so that we may remove your entry from the Scottish Arts Club Short Story Awards. Stories entered for the competition should not have been previously published in any format, online or print, self-published or paid.

The Scottish Arts Club Member’s Award is open to members of the Scottish Arts Club who have been members for at least two years.

TOPIC: Short stories entered for the competition may be on any topic. Stories do not have to be set in Scotland or on Scottish themes.

FEES: Every story submitted carries an entry fee of £10 payable as a donation to the Scottish Arts Club Charitable Trust via credit/debit card, PayPal or cheque. All entrants should carefully follow the guidelines on payment given on the “Enter the competition” page. Any questions about payment should be referred to [email protected] .

BENEFITS

HOW TO APPLY?

All stories must be submitted via the online entry form. Stories that are sent in hard copy will not be accepted. Writers may submit as many stories as they like, as long as they pay £10 per story.

Fore more information please visit the official website.



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