The Sunday Times is sponsoring an international award worth £30,000 to the winner. It’s open to any story of up to 6,000 words written in English. Stories need to have been either previously unpublished or only published after December 31, 2015. Five authors shortlisted for the award will each receive £1,000. The prize is administered by the Society of Authors.
To be eligible, the author must simply have a record of prior publication in creative writing in the United Kingdom or Ireland.
The deadline for entries is 6pm (GMT) on Thursday, 29 September 2016.
Make sure you read the entire instructions and terms and conditions (available as a download) before you submit your entry form! Go here for all the details.
As always, good luck!
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