Short Story Writing Contests in the Best of the Web Directory

Short Story Writing Contests

  • Asham Award

    Recognition of women writers of short stories in the UK. Provides entry qualification guides and details on previous awards.

  • Fish Publishing

    Irish company runs a variety of short story competitions each year, with online entry and details of their published anthologies.

  • Glimmer Train

    Offering annual awards for literary short fiction. Site provides submission details and writing guidelines.

  • Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition

    Short story contest for emerging writers. Site offers writing guidelines and competition news.

  • Rea Award for the Short Story

    Accounts on the history of the award and its founder. Provides information on current and previous winning pieces and authors.

  • The Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize

    Provides information about entering this contest, with a brief history.

  • Words Magazine

    Nonprofit organization facilitating annual competitions for original short stories.

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