Welcome to the Bristol Short Story Prize

Welcome to the Bristol Short Story Prize Рan annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, UK and non-UK based writers. We publish an annual anthology of the winning stories as well as presenting cash prizes.

2013 Bristol Short Story Prize WinnerThe 2014 Bristol Short Story Prize longlist has been announced. Many congratulations to all the writers who are on the longlist. The shortlist will be announced at 2pm(BST) on Wednesday July 30th.

The 2013 Bristol Short Story Prize was won by London-based writer, Paul McMichael, Paul’s brilliant winning story, along with the 19 other shortlisted stories, are available in our latest anthology . We interview Paul about his success and his writing here.

Emily Bullock has secured an agent and publishing deal after being discovered in our volume 4 anthology. Read more here.
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