Welcome to the Bristol Short Story Prize – an annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, UK and non-UK based writers.
The 2022 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The closing date is May 4th 2022. For full details, please click here.
The 2021 Bristol Short Story Prize was won by Isidora Cortes-Monroy (above) for her story, Cake for the Disappeared. Amanda Ong won second prize and Sarah Tinsley was awarded third prize.
The top 3 stories plus the other 17 on this year’s shortlist are available now in our brilliant new anthology which can be ordered from our publisher, Tangent Books. It is also available to order from bookshops and online outlets.
Stefan Mohamed won the 2021 Sansom Award for Bristol writers.
To find out what some of our past winners and shortlisted writers have gone on to achieve, please visit the Success Stories section of the website.