Thursday, 18 November 2010
Another round for the lovely people in Willesden. A prestigious, quirky competition.
Website here. Register online
Fee: £3 One entry per person only.
Deadline: 7 December 2010
Judge: Maggie Gee has agreed to choose the winning entry. Although they are filtered to an anonymous longlist...
Word limit this year: 7,500. A lot longer than many.
The prizes for 2011 are:
1st place: £300 plus a one-off Willesden Herald mug inscribed "The Willesden Short Story Prize 2011"
2nd: 2 x £150 (two runners-up)
All ten shortlisted stories will be included in "New Short Stories 5" to be published by Pretend Genius Press.
Author compensation for inclusion in New Short Stories is limited to 2 complimentary copies of the anthology.