may, 2020

15may1:00 am1:00 amThe Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story PrizeUK Entry Fee: £10
Max word count: 5,000
Top Prize: £1000 and publication

Event Details

This prize, run by Brick Lane Bookshop, is open to all UK residents for original short stories between 1,000 and 5,000 words. Its aim is to celebrate short stories and to give emerging writers encouragement and a little financial space to write. Winners are published in an anthology in addition to receiving prize money.


  • Submissions open: January 2020
  • Deadline for entries: 15/05/20, 5PM
  • Long long list of 50 stories announced: 06/07/20
  • Longlist (12 stories to be published in the anthology) announced: 27/07/20
  • Short list announced: 14/09/20
  • Book Launch and Prize announcements: October 2020, date TBC.

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