International short story competition

Something for all writers for the summer. You could be drinking champagne in November and seeing your story in print.


Winner ssLe me be frank, the prizes on offer in the Willesden Herald short story competition won’t raise your blood pressure.

  • 1st prize is a one-off Willesden Herald mug inscribed “The Willesden Short Story Prize 2016” and a bottle of champagne.

  • All ten short-listed stories will be included in Willesden Herald: New Short Stories 9 anthology

  • Two copies of the anthology to each of the ten authors.

  • After the first 150 entries is reached  (and the organisors admit that it might not be)  all subsequent entry fees less expenses will go into a prize fund to be divided equally among the ten authors.

Why bother?

Because this competition has a good reputation and launched  a number of excellant short story writers in the past.
Because the word limit is a very generous 7500 words.* I can’t think of another short story competition that allows writers to be so expansive. If you…

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