The Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition 2020 will open on August 1, 2019 and will close on December 2, 2019 (5pm).
The competition is hosted by the charity InterAct Stroke Support. The charity is dedicated to supporting stroke recovery by using professional actors to deliver hospital readings and community projects. The readings are designed to assist recovery by improving mood, stimulating the brain and providing much-needed entertainment.
Submit a piece in any genre, up to 1000 words. Stories must be suitable to be read in the sensitive environment of a hospital setting.
Judge: Margaret Drabble
Entry Fee: £15 per story.