Edinburgh Short Story Award

Competition Information

Edinburgh Short Story Award 

Managed by the Scottish Arts Trust

Open to writers worldwide with stories on any topic

Word Count: up to 2,000 words.

Entry fee: £10 per story (Free entry is offered to all writers living in Scotland in a household that receives any form of income support, disability or cares allowance, or universal credit)

Deadline: 29th February 2024

The Prizes

  • First Prize £3,000 – Open to writers worldwide
  • Second Prize £500 – Open to writers worldwide
  • Third Prize £250 – Open to writers worldwide
  • Isobel Lodge Award £750 – Open to unpublished writers living in Scotland
  • Write Mango Flash Award £300 – Open to writers worldwide
  • Publication is offered to authors of the top twenty stories (or more) in our next anthology

For further information, please visit their website: https://www.scottishartstrust.org/short-story